1. PhD - Clinical Psychology Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  2. Internship - Clinical Psychology Veterans Administration Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
  3. MS - Physiological Psychology University of New Orleans
  4. BA - Psychology Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Primary Appointment

  1. Psychology

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Psychology


  • Assessment and treatment of chronic pain with emphasis on both chronic non-cancer pain and pain associated with malignant disease
  • Controversial use of maintenance opioid therapy in chronic non-cancer pain has been an area of special interest
  • Feasibility and acceptance of a multidisciplinary approach to the management of pain in multiple myeloma
  • Effective treatment for chronic benign pain and cancer pain
  • Understanding of the role of multidisciplinary psychosocial factors in treatment
  • outcomes


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