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Bob Twillman, PhD
Executive Director
Academy of Integrative Pain Management
Lenexa, KS

About Bob Twillman, PhD

Dr. Twillman is the executive director of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (formerly the American Academy of Pain Management). In that capacity, Dr. Twillman is responsible for guiding the organization in its efforts to promote an integrative approach to managing pain. He formerly served the academy for 4 years as its director of policy and advocacy. Dr. Twillman received his doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of California in Los Angeles and maintains a volunteer faculty appointment as clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. 

Prior to working for the academy, Dr. Twillman was a full-time faculty member at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he founded and directed the inpatient pain management program and was a co-founder of the hospital’s palliative care team. Dr. Twillman also serves as chair of the Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee for the Kansas Board of Pharmacy.

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