• 1606 Citations
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1989 …2021

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Dr. Licciardone’s research focuses on prevention and treatment of chronic pain. He holds the Richards-Cohen Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research and directs the Osteopathic Research Center, including its PRECISION Pain Research Registry. The latter studies precision medicine and biopsychosocial approaches to pain management, including use of pharmacogenetics to optimize opioid prescribing and avoid unintended consequences of their use. He received a Midcareer Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and served as an expert panelist for NIH in the area of chronic pain. He recently served on the Work Group that developed NIH’s Federal Pain Research Strategy. Dr. Licciardone is recognized by Expertscape as the leading international expert in osteopathic manipulation, and has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization on regulatory and safety issues relating to osteopathy in Europe and other nations. He directed the OSTEOPATHIC Trial, a five-year study funded by NIH that demonstrated substantial improvements and recovery from chronic low back pain with osteopathic manipulation. He is presently a Co-Investigator in the $14 million Prevention of Acute to Chronic Back Pain Trial (PACBAC Trial), a national study to assess the efficacy of patient self-management and spinal manipulation in preventing chronic low back pain.

Education/Academic qualification

MBA, Texas Christian University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

MS in Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

BS in Chemistry, Fordham University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

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Research Output

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Transitioning from acute to chronic pain: A simulation study of trajectories of low back pain

    Su, J., Du, Y., Bevers, K., Xiao, P., Licciardone, J., Brotto, M. & Gatchel, R. J., 6 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 17, 1, 306.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Philosophy of osteopathic medicine

    Seffinger, M. A., Hruby, R. J., Rogers, F. J., Willard, F. H., Licciardone, J., Jones, J. M. & King, H. H., 17 Dec 2018, Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine: Philosophy, Science, Clinical Applications, and Research: Fourth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Pharma Solutions (Europe) Ltd

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    Research Agenda for the Prevention of Pain and Its Impact: Report of the Work Group on the Prevention of Acute and Chronic Pain of the Federal Pain Research Strategy

    Gatchel, R. J., Reuben, D. B., Dagenais, S., Turk, D. C., Chou, R., Hershey, A. D., Hicks, G. E., Licciardone, J. C. & Horn, S. D., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Pain. 19, 8, p. 837-851 15 p.

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  • 10 Scopus citations