Supplement

Participating Faculty

Published Online: June 17, 2009

This supplement to The American Journal of Managed Care provides information on the diagnosis and management of fibromyalgia. Methods to provide additional education for the medical community, enhance management by health plans, and expand patient access to US Food and Drug Administration-approved fibromyalgia drugs are discussed. The need for updated fibromyalgia treatment guidelines is also discussed.

Participating Faculty

Moderator

Robert P. Navarro, PharmD


Navarro Pharma, LLC

Green Cove Springs, Florida


 

Roundtable Participants

Carole W. Agin, MD, MPA


Pain Medicine

Associate Professor, Clinical Anesthesiology

Stony Brook School of Medicine

Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook, New York


Robert Beltran, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Outpatient Services

Monarch Healthcare

Irvine, California


Ryan K. Bitton, PharmD, MBA

Manager, Pharmacy Services

Health Plan of Nevada/Sierra Health & Life

Las Vegas, Nevada


Micke A. Brown, BSN, RN

Director of Communications

American Pain Foundation

Smithsburg, Maryland


Jon W. Draud, MS, MD

Psychiatrist

Medical Director of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine


Baptist Hospital and Middle Tennessee Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee


Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA

Formulary and Contract Manager

SelectHealth, Inc

Salt Lake City, Utah


Joseph Flood, MD

Musculoskeletal Medical Specialists

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health

Columbus, Ohio


Donald Fouts, DO

Family Medicine

Ashville, Ohio


Howard Garber, MD, MPH

Medical Director

Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC

Glen Burnie, Maryland


Rae Marie Gleason

Executive Director

National Fibromyalgia Association

Anaheim, California


Don L. Goldenberg, MD

Chief of Rheumatology

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts


Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Director, Adult and Child Psycho-Pharmacology Research

R/D Clinical Research, Inc

Lake Jackson, Texas


Keung Lee, MD

Internal Medicine

Asheboro, North Carolina


 

Presenters

Ronnie DePue, PharmD, CGP


Managed Care Clinical Specialist

External Scientific Affairs

Forest Research Institute

Jersey City, New Jersey


Ian D'Souza, PhD

Senior Therapeutic Specialist, Psychiatry & Pain

External Scientific Affairs

Forest Research Institute

Jersey City, New Jersey


 

Faculty Disclosures

Carole W. Agin, MD, MPA


Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest

Speaker's bureau:

Endo Pharmaceuticals


Robert Beltran, MD, MBA

Paid advisory board member:

Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest


Ryan K. Bitton, PharmD, MBA

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest


Micke A. Brown, BSN, RN

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:

Forest


Ronnie DePue, PharmD, CGP

Employee:


Forest Research Institute

Stockholder:

Forest Laboratories


Jon W. Draud, MS, MD

National advisory board/speakers' bureau/consultant:


AstraZeneca, Cephalon, Forest, GlaxoSmithKline, Lilly, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis, Takeda, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest


Ian D'Souza, PhD

Employee:


Forest Research Institute


Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:

Forest


Joseph Flood, MD

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest


Donald Fouts, DO

Paid advisory board member:


Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:


Forest


Howard Garber, MD, MPH

Paid advisory board member:

Forest

Payment received for manuscript preparation:

Forest


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Issue: Contemporary Management Strategies for Fibromyalgia
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