Associate Professor




Washington University School of Medicine


United States

Dr. Simon Haroutounian


Simon Haroutounian is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, and is the Chief of Division of Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, MO. Dr. Haroutounian has obtained his B.Sc.Pharm, M.Sc in Clinical Pharmacy, and his PhD degrees from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed a Fulbright doctoral fellowship in pain outcomes research at the University of Utah, and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical pain research at the Danish Pain Research Center in Aarhus University Hospital. His laboratory is focused on investigating clinically relevant mechanisms of pain, and developing personalized approaches for prevention and treatment of chronic neuropathic and post-surgical pain conditions. Dr. Haroutounian currently serves as the vice chair of IASP Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group (NeuPSIG).


Monday, September 19, 2022

1:00pm EDT4:30pm EDT

Concepts of Providing Standardized Sensory Testing Protocols in Developed and Developing Countries.

Tracks: Healthcare Systems And Pain Management, Including Developing World And Low Resource Settings
Categories: Hands-On Workshop
Room: 810

A brief introductory comprising 3x5min talks will be conducted first. The workshop includes 4 stations. The aim is to provide…

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Transition to Chronic Pain: Risk Factors and Evidence for Prevention and Mitigation Strategies

Tracks: Specific Pain Conditions/Pain In Specific Populations
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 714 A

Simon Haroutounian will introduce and discuss postulated mechanisms for the transition to chronic pain after acute trauma and surgery. This…