Robert Jamison is a Professor at Harvard Medical School with appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His professional time is spent teaching and actively engaging in research. His recent research has focused on the examination of predictors of opioid abuse in chronic pain patients, patient engagement using telemedicine, and numerous clinical trials funded by the NIH and industry. He has been Research Mentor to several attending physicians and graduate students at Harvard and other Institutions. He also has assisted the coordination of clinical research within the Pain Trials Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has been Principal Investigator on several NIH-funded projects. He is currently a Member of five scientific journal Editorial Boards. He has authored two books, and over 300 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and abstracts in the areas of Innovative Technology, Behavioral Medicine and Chronic Pain. He has been active and held board positions in many regional, national, and international organizations such as the American Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain. He has been the Past President of the New England Pain Association and has served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the American Pain Society. He is committed to the Clinician Teacher/Trainer Model and is a very important Figure in Clinical Research.