Dr. Linda Watkins received her PhD in Physiology from the Medical College of Virginia. After postdoctoral training there and at the University of California-Davis, she retrained in neuroimmunology. She joined the faculty at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1990 and is currently a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor in Psychology & Neurosciences. She has won numerous research awards, including from NIDCR (Kreshover Lectureship), AAPM, Spain’s Prince of Asturias Foundation, American Pain Society (Kerr Award) and the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society. She has authored over 330 original research papers, and over 100 scholarly refereed review articles and book chapters. She has served on the Editorial Board of Pain, and Journal of Pain, and serves as an Associate Editor of Brain, Behavior & Immunity. Her research interests include immune and glial regulation of pain and drugs of abuse.
- University of Colorado-Boulder
- Boulder, CO
Plenary Session IV-Interpreting New Evidence in the Field of Spinal Cord Stimulation