Current University: University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Discipline: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Member since: March 2009
Gary A. Walco (PhD, ABPP) is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Washington and the Director of Pain Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He has received the Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief (American Pain Society) and the Lee Salk Distinguished Service Award (American Psychological Association). Dr. Walco is the president of the special interest group on Pain in Childhood of the IASP. He is a consultant to pharmaceutical firms on analgesic trials for children, a special government employee serving the US FDA, and the founder and first chair of the Pediatric Research Network for Pain.