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Biographical sketch of Richard L. Stieg, M.D., MHS
Dr. Stieg is board certified in Neurology, Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He is a founding member and tenth President of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He has also served the American Pain Society in various board capacities and as co-founder of their journal, Pain Forum. He was a founding member of the board of directors and Editor-in-Chief of the website of the National Pain Foundation and serves the board of directors of the Oakley Foundation and the medical advisory board of the American Pain Foundation. He has served the world of Pain Medicine in many capacities, including Associate Professorships at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and editorial positions on several professional journals, including the Clinical Journal of Pain, Pain Forum, Pain Medicine and Disability. He is the author of many journal articles and book chapters and continues an active practice in pain and addiction medicine in Denver Colorado. He and his wife, Lucille Gallagher, are very active in volunteer activities in their community, including fund raising and board positions for Arapahoe House, the largest network of drug and alcohol treatment centers in Colorado. Born in 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, retirement is not on the immediate horizon.