Time Activity
8-8:30 am Check-in (breakfast and welcome)
Session One  
8:30 AM–9:10 AM Christine Sieberg, PhD, EdM, MA, Boston Children’s Hospital
"Elucidating the Mechanisms Contributing to Chronic Pelvic Pain: From Bench to Bedside"
9:10 AM–9:50AM Debra Lynch Kelly, PhD, RN, OCN, University of Florida School of Nursing
"Comparison of the Fecal Microbiome, Peripheral Inflammatory Markers, and Symptoms in Individuals Discordant for GVHD after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant"
9:50-10:00 AM Coffee Break
Session Two  
10:00 AM–10:40 AM Aron Lichtman, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
"CB1 receptor allosteric modulators: A novel strategy to treat neuropathic pain with a reduced side effect profile"
10:40 AM–11:00 AM Debra Kendall, PhD, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
“The Cannabinoid Receptors: Molecular Insights and Therapeutic Targets for Pain Treatment”
Session Three
11:00 AM–11:40 PM Steven Kinsey, PhD, West Virginia University
“Kind bud? Cannabinoids reduce pain, but also have abuse liability”
11:40 PM–12:00 PM Mark Litt, PhD, University of Connecticut Health Center
“Stress, Coping, and Inflammation in Orofacial Pain: Role for Novel Anti-Inflammatories?”
12:00 PM–1:00 PM Lunch
Session Four
1:00 PM–1:40 PM Wendy Henderson, PhD, CRNP, FAAN,  National Institute of Nursing Research
“Chronic Abdominal Pain: Imagine, Innovate, Implement Interventions”
1:40 PM–2:00 PM Xiaomei Cong, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
“Pain, Brain-Gut-Microbiome Mechanism, and Neurobehavior in Infant Health”
2:00 PM–2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion: “Lessons Learned from Pain Management Across Clinical Settings and Populations:  The Important Role of Behavioral Pain Management in Expanding Access to Integrated Behavioral Health Care and Improving Outcomes”
Justin Nash, Professor and Dept. Head of UConn Allied Health Sciences
Jennifer Ferrand
Jessica Guite, PhD, UConn Health and Connecticut Children's Medical Center
3:30 PM Convene at Storrs Hall for Poster session and Reception
5:00 PM End of program