Newswise — The 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting will convene in Milwaukee, April 3-6, and the theme of the conference is "Combating the Opioid Epidemic Through Innovation in the Treatment of Pain.”

As in past years, journalist on-site coverage is encouraged with press room facilities, media access for all sessions, and coverage of poster sessions.  Posters will be presented on April 4 from 10:45 – 12:25 and April 5 from 11:00 – 12:30. APS will issue news releases from the meeting and offer journalists access to speakers and APS leaders.  Journalist registration for the APS meeting is complimentary and the press room will open at 7:30 a.m. on April 4. 

Plenary sessions and panel symposia will present new research to discover safer pain medications and promising non-pharmaceutical interventions for chronic pain.  Speakers will cover emerging science and how it translates in clinical practice. APS is honored to feature two speakers from the National Institutes of Health, Helene Langevin, director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, and Walter Koroshetz, director, National  Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  The complete program for the meeting is available at

Journalists should contact Chuck Weber,, to register for the meeting. 


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2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting