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Lonnie Zeltzer

Current University: UCLA
Location: US
Discipline: Pediatrics
Member since: March 2009

About me/my research:

Lonnie Zeltzer, M.D., is a Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Director of the Pediatric Pain and Comfort Care Program. She is a co-author on the Institute of Medicine report on Transforming Pain in America. She has received, among other awards, a Mayday Pain and Policy Fellowship, and the 2005 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief from the American Pain Society (APS). Her UCLA integrative medicine pain program received a 2009 Clinical Centers of Excellence in Pain Management Award from APS and a 2012 award from the Southern California Pain Initiative. Her research includes yoga and other mind-body therapies in chronic pain control, as well as mechanisms of pain and central pain inhibition across puberty in childhood. She has over 350 publications on pain and on complementary therapies.