Speakers Bureau

AR IMPACT Speaker’s Bureau Schedule
*Each talk would be 1 hour with time for questions
Date Time Speaker Titles Location


2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Shona Ray-Griffith, MD 1)     Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Pain

2)     Opioid Use Disorder

UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine


12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Johnathan Goree, MD 1)     How the Prescription Drug Epidemic became an Opioid Epidemic: Failure in Upstream Policy and a Call for Downstream Solutions

2)     Neuromodulation and Radiofrequency Ablation. Is it the Pain Treatment of the Future?

UAMS Southwest-Texarkana


12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Johnathan Goree, MD 1)     Assessment and Evidence Based Treatment Algorithms for Low Back Pain

2)     Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.  Diagnosis, Treatment, and Review of Cases

UAMS South Central-Pine Bluff


12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Corey Hayes, PharmD, PhD 1)     Opioid Tapering

2)     Naloxone Formulations, Cost, and When to Talk to Patients

UAMS South-Magnolia


12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Leah Tobey, PT, DPT 1)     Alternative pain relief & self-management with physical therapy

2)     Tips for the Busy Clinician: 5 minute lumbar exam

UAMS West-Fort Smith


12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Leah Tobey, PT, DPT/Masil George, MD 1) Opioids and Falls: Is There a Link?

2) Recognizing and Responding to Suffering

UAMS North Central-Batesville


12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Masil George, MD 1)     Opioid Free-Success Stories of Effectively Stopping Opioids

2)     Managing the Difficult Patient Encounter

UAMS Northeast-Jonesboro


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Shona Ray-Griffith, MD 1) Opioids and Pregnancy Arkansas Department of Health