Beth Darnall, PhD, frequently speaks on the following topics:

  • The science of pain psychology
  • Scalable behavioral pain therapeutics (digital and brief treatments for acute and chronic pain)
  • Opioid stewardship and patient protections from forced opioid reduction and associated iatrogenic harms
  • Integration of behavioral medicine for pain in primary care and surgical care pathways

Key speaking engagements

  • 2018 World Economic Forum. Davos, Switzerland. The Psychology of Pain Relief
  • 2018 Congressional Briefing on the Opioid Response Act of 2018
  • 2018 National Institutes of Health. Applying psychological science for pain relief and opioid reduction across the continuum of care
  • 2019 Invited testimony to the FDA on iatrogenic harms from forced opioid tapering and the need for patient-centered protections
  • 2019 International Keynote speaker, Australian Pain Society. Gold Coast, AUS
  • 2020 International Keynote speaker, New Zealand Pain Society (March)
  • 2020 International Keynote speaker, Taiwan Pain Society (March)