R. Norman Harden, MD has served as the director of the Center for Pain Studies since 1994 and founded the Chronic Pain Care Center at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
He is now an associate professor in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University.
Dr. Harden is a past president of the Midwest Pain Society and has served as chair of the IASP Research Symposium on complex regional pain syndrome, twice.
He is a member of numerous medical societies including the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Headache Association and is an Honorary life member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Harden is a senior editor of Pain Medicine and Pain Practice and serves on the editorial board and as a reviewer of many other journals.
has also edited four books, and has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles as well as over a hundred chapters and reviews.
Dr. Harden reports that he
receives grant or research support from Covidien, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Depomed
and also receives consulting fees from Covidien and Depomed