Dr. Keela Herr

For more than 30 years, Dr. Herr has focused on the problem of pain in older adults, with emphases in assessment strategies, improving practices through translation research and end of life care. Her research has received over $20 million from the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Cancer Society and private foundations. Dr. Herr presents nationally and internationally on strategies for improving assessment and management of pain in elders and has published extensively on the topic of elder pain. She provided expert consultation to the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), the American Pain Society (APS) and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in establishing standards for pain assessment in older persons and contributing to clinical practice guideline development and served on the Board of Directors for the AGS, APS and currently for the new United States Association for the Study of Pain (USASP).

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