CAMS to Host Dr. Susan Dorsey
CAMS is pleased to welcome Dr. Susan Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN to campus from September 9 – 11.
Dr. Dorsey is the Chair of the Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science, Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology in the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Professor in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences in the UMD School of Dentistry. Dr. Dorsey’s basic and translational program of research in the molecular, cellular, and genetic mechanisms underlying the development and persistence of chronic pain has been continuously funded by the NIH and the American Pain Society. She is the principal investigator of the NIH/NINR P30-funded University of Maryland Center for Cancer Pain Studies, an MPI for the recently funded NIH/NINR P30 in the Genomics of Pain and is the Program Leader for the Developing Cancer Pain Program in the Greenebaum Cancer Center.
The current focus of her lab includes preclinical mechanistic, and clinical intervention studies, which are designed to identify new therapeutic targets and test potential treatments that can be used to improve or ameliorate chronic pain. Please see the Events page for opportunities to meet with Dr. Dorsey and hear about her work