President and Editor
Pat Anson is an award winning journalist who has worked as a reporter, producer, writer, and anchor at TV and radio stations in Ohio, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Iowa, and Los Angeles. He was a correspondent for Nightly Business Report and HealthWeek on PBS. You can contact Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors
Crystal Lindell is journalist who lives in Illinois. After five years of unexplained rib pain, Crystal was finally diagnosed with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Crystal is chair of PNN's board of directors.
Jennifer Kain Kilgore lives with chronic back and neck pain after two car accidents. She is an associate attorney with Malis | Law in Cambridge, Mass., focusing her practice on personal injury and civil litigation, as well as the VP of Editorial for the Association of International Law Firm Networks. You can read more about Jennifer on her blog, Wear, Tear, & Care.
Barby Ingle lives with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), migralepsy and endometriosis. She is a chronic pain educator, patient advocate, motivational speaker, best-selling author, and president of the International Pain Foundation (iPain).
More information about Barby can be found by clicking here.
Forest Tennant, MD, MPH, DrPH, has retired from clinical practice but continues his groundbreaking research on the treatment of intractable pain and arachnoiditis.
David Hanscom, MD, is a spinal surgeon who has helped hundreds of back pain sufferers by teaching them how to calm their nervous systems without the use of drugs or surgery.
In his book Back in Control, David shares the latest developments in neuroscience research and his own personal history with pain.
A. Rahman Ford, PhD, is a lawyer and research professional who lives with chronic inflammation in his digestive tract. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and the Howard University School of Law, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Howard Law Journal.
Rahman has a strong interest in regenerative medicine and stem cell treatments.
Ann Marie Gaudon is a registered social worker and psychotherapist in the Waterloo region of Ontario, Canada with a specialty in chronic pain management. She has been a chronic pain patient for over 30 years and works part-time as her health allows.
For more information about Ann Marie's counseling services, visit her website.