Willingness To Have Pain & Commitment To Valued Living In Chronic Pain
Kevin Vowles, Ph.D.
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Bio: Kevin Vowles completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at West Virginia University in 2004. From 2005 to 2009, he was employed by the Centre for Pain Research and Services at the University of Bath. Beginning in 2009, he accepted a position to provide psychology leadership in developing and novel interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation program delivered interface of primary and secondary care interface. After three years of trial funding, this program was deemedby the UK's National Health Service to be highly effective in both clinical and financial terms and permanent funding was secured.
In 2012, he moved to the Department of Psychology at the University of New Mexico, where he is currently an Associate Professor, to continue his work in the development and evaluation of treatment methodologies for those experiencing chronic pain conditions. He has been working in the field of chronic pain and illness for the majority of his career and has published over 65 articles in the area since 2002.