WHO WE ARE

Global Pain Association strives to help those with pain improve their quality of life through education, resources, and providing a community. We help people overcome the consequences of pain in order to avoid pain’s mental, physical, social, and financial toll.

 

Global Pain Association will provide community outreach and multidimensional support including alternative therapies for those living with pain.

CORE VALUES

Education
Education

We provide people with the best available information, tools and resources to manage their pain symptoms.

Empowerment
Empowerment

We provide the tools to overcome pain. All of our programs are designed to empower patients to focus on living with as little pain as possible.

Compassion
Compassion

We believe in providing all the support possible to any individual and their families having to face pain.

Community
Community

We support relationships and services that help overcome the impact of pain and provide dedicated programs to chronic pain patients.

Integrity
Integrity

As professionals, we demonstrate financial and ethical standards of excellence.

Impact
Impact

We are committed to quality research, awareness and engagement that connect patients and their families with the most life changing information.

BOARD MEMBERS

Susan Blackwood, EdD

president

Penn Wickersham, MD

Ellen Lin, MD

vice president

medical director

Karen Johnston Jones, MD

medical director

Tina Petersen

member at large

Sylvia Montemayor, CPA

treasurer

Marianne Pinkston

Stacey Malone

member at large

Patti Larsen

member at large

medical director

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Tina Peterson, CHC, CCC

chair

Natural Wellness Supply/Restore Biosciences 

Etta Anderson

VISTA Infusions

Barbara Gomez

Center for Healthcare Services

Maurice Hawkins

Paul Montesorro

Elsa Guerra-Williams

Gazelle Healthcare

Retired Air Pilot

YMCA- Director of Membership & Engagement

Laura Troutz, PT

Physical Therapist

Tina Peeples

Ear Institute of Texas/Do Terra Oils

Carole Seely

Online Lupus Advocate, PAWS Funraising Mgr.

Nydia Darby, PT, DPT, ERYT500, CIAYT

Alison Polston, DNP-C

Nydia's Yoga Therapy

member at large

Grace Polston

Biomedical Engineering Student- UTSA

Sheila Brown

Warm Springs Connectability

Kay Carnes

Monique Sierra

A OK Healthcare

College Student

Scot Taylor, MSOM, L.Ac.

Larry Sierra, RN, BSN

Acupuncturist/Natural Medicinie

VISTA Infusions

Shari Proctor, LBSW

Blue Skies of Texas

Rev Derrick Scogin

Pastor with Baptist Health Systems