About Roger B Fillingim
Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist, is Distinguished Professor in the University of Florida (UF) College of Dentistry and Director of the UF Pain Research & Intervention Center of Excellence. Dr. Fillingim maintains an active research program investigating individual differences in pain. He has been continuously NIH-funded since 1994, and his current grants include a MERIT Award from the National Institute on Aging, which investigates biological and psychosocial factors contributing to ethnic group differences in osteoarthritis pain. He also serves as Director of the UF Center for Advancing Minority Pain and Aging Science. He has published more than 390 scientific articles and and is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. He served as President of the American Pain Society from 2012-2014, served as Co-Chair of the Federal Pain Research Strategy Disparities Workgroup, and was also a member of the US Department of Health and Human Services Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee. He has received several awards, including a University of Florida Foundation Term Professorship, as well as the Fordyce Clinical Investigator Award and the Distinguished Service Award, both from the American Pain Society.