Beth Darnall, PhD, is an advocate for patient-centered evidence-based pain treatment and policy. She and her team’s work have been featured in ABC News, Forbes, Scientific American, The Washington Post, BBC Radio, NPR Radio, Nature, and TIME Magazine.

Recent Press Coverage

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Stanford Offers a Mindful Approach to Pain Relief

The Mercury News publishes front-page story on Beth Darnall and colleagues’ "My Surgical Success" research in the article "Stanford Offers a Mindful Approach to Pain Relief."

By Jonathan Wosen

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How to Break the Bonds of Opioids

Scientific American features the EMPOWER study and advocacy and research efforts led by Beth Darnall and colleagues in the article "Breaking the Bond of Opioids."

By Claudia Wallis

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How the Brain Shapes Pain and Links Emotion with Ouch

National Public Radio includes Beth Darnall among pain experts on "Morning Edition" national broadcast entitled "How the Brain Shapes Pain and Links Emotion with Ouch."

Host Jon Hamilton

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Patient-centered pain management

Monitor on Psychology includes Beth Darnall’s comments on behavioral pain management in America, discusses her APA press book, and treatments that expand access to acute and chronic pain care ("My Surgical Success" and "Empowered Relief").

By Deborah Bailey

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Real Pain Relief, Now!

Consumer Reports May 2019 issue includes Beth Darnall’s expert opinion on behavioral pain management in the article entitled "Pain Relief, Now!"

By Teresa Carr

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Rapidly taking patients off opioids might not be a good idea, experts say

Reuter’s Health wire service publishes this article featuring the international stakeholder letter effort led by Beth Darnall, submitted to HHS, and published in Pain Medicine: "Rapidly taking patients off opioids might not be a good idea, experts say." This wire article was picked up by 10 news outlets in Asia, Europe and North America.

By Tamara Mathias

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