Dr. Wallace received his MD from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1987. He completed an Anesthesiology residency at the University of Maryland followed by an NIH training grant fellowship where he studied spinal drug delivery and a Clinical Pain Fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego (UCSD). He is currently a Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and the Chair, Division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD School of Medicine. In 2010, he assumed the position of Director, Division of Clinical Research in the UCSD Clinical and Translational Institute (CTRI). He is sub-investigator for the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award which supports the CTRI. Dr. Wallace is Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of Pain, on numerous editorial boards, chair of the University of California San Diego IRB, Board of Directors for the American Pain Society. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, San Diego's Top Doctor in Pain Medicine for the past 8 years in a row, American Pain Society Center of Excellence Award, and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. Dr. Wallace has authored and co-authored more than 280 articles, abstracts, books, and book chapters concerning pain research and management. His research interests include human experimental pain, spinal drug delivery and the use of the cannabinoids in pain management.
- University of California San Diego
- La Jolla, CA