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Robert Twillman, PhD
Pain Management Psychologist
St. Luke's Health System
Kansas City, MO
Dr. Twillman is a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

About Robert Twillman, PhD

The former executive director of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (AIPM), Dr. Twillman has led national policy and advocacy efforts for the pain management community for 15 years. He 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 and served for seven years as chair of the Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee for the Kansas Board of Pharmacy. Dr. Twillman is currently employed as a pain management psychologist at St. Luke's Health System in Kansas City, MO.

Prior to working for AIPM, 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 has joined the PPM Editorial Avisory Board as of January 1, 2020.

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