The assessment of pain along with its treatment is being questioned as some worry the current approaches to measuring pain on a scale of 0 to 10 have contributed to the nation's prescription drug epidemic. John Farrar, MD, PhD, and Jeanmarie Perrone, MD, share their perspectives on the best ways to assess and treat pain.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE