MedRisk’s ISAB Board Member Chris Main Becomes Honorary Member of International Association for the Study of Pain
MedRisk’s International Scientific Advisory Board Member Chris Main, PhD has been named an Honorary Member of the International Association for the Study of Pain. This is the highest honor IASP confers on a member and it reflects Main’s outstanding contributions to the fields of pain research and management and to the organization.
Main is an expert on the bio-psychosocial approach to pain management and on managing pain in the workplace. He is a former (and now emeritus) professor of clinical psychology at Keele University in Staffordshire, Great Britain and has coauthored more than 200 books, monographs, reports, and peer-reviewed articles.
“Chris is a world-renown expert in pain management and deserving of this recognition. We are fortunate to have him on our scientific advisory board,” said MedRisk CEO Shelley Boyce.
Main has been part of MedRisk’s ISAB since 1999. ISAB is responsible for identifying, performing and promulgating research on best-practice treatment in the areas of physical medicine and neuro-diagnostics, and for maintaining the MedRisk proprietary clinical guidelines.
MedRisk is the leader in physical rehabilitation solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. Founded in 1994 and based in King of Prussia, Pa., MedRisk is accredited under URAC for utilization management and has successfully completed a SSAE 16 Type II examination. MedRisk’s programs deliver savings and operational efficiencies that are significantly greater than traditional programs. Customers include insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third-party administrators, state funds, and case management companies.