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Myra J. Christopher
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Ms. Christopher holds the Kathleen M. Foley Chair in Pain and Palliative Care at the Center for Practical Bioethics. Prior to Dec. 2011, Ms. Christopher was President and CEO of the Center for Practical Bioethics since its inception in 1985. She was also a Committee Member, Institute of Medicine “Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research” (June 2011).

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Relieving Pain in America

7 Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 2:00 PM

I was fortunate to serve on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee that published the report "Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research," an effort that took rigorous data analysis seriously. The IOM report states that there is a "moral imperative" to treat pain....

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