I have been asked several times in the past week about the origins of my interest in pain and pain research. It’s a complex question and it fits in with my past experience: I tend to be interested in issue … Continue reading
Each year, I get excited as the beginning of our seminar on multidisciplinary approaches to pain draws near. I teach this undergraduate honors seminar with my friend and colleague, John Loeser, of UW’s Department of Neurological Surgery, and also Anesthesiology … Continue reading
Media sources, politicians, and others have treated the current Ebola outbreak in several countries in West Africa as a complete surprise, and therefore, as an unpredictable threat. This “surprise” was not surprising at all. “Unprecedented is a moniker that I … Continue reading
This is the first posting on this blog, which will have contents ranging from infectious and chronic disease epidemiology to clinical epidemiology and randomized clinical trials, spatial epidemiology, and health care policy, both in the USA, and globally.