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Daniel L. Kirsch, PhD
Mineral Wells, TX
Dr. Kirsch is a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

About Daniel L. Kirsch, PhD

Daniel L. Kirsch, PhD, is a world-renowned neurobiologist. He was board-certified by the American Academy of Pain Management in 1990 and named a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress in 1997. In 2008, he was awarded the Richard S. Weiner Educator of the Year Award in Pain Management by AAPM.

He is an expert research and practice consultant at the Houston and other VAMCs, Brooke Army Medical Center, the US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, the Army Substance Abuse Program, and he works closely with the US Army Combat Stress Control Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He is also a Member of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, the International Society for Neurotherapy and Research and Inter-Pain (Switzerland/Germany).

He is an Editor of the Journal of Neurotherapy and the Electromedical Department Editor of the journal Practical Pain Management.

He has presented at the San Antonio Trauma Symposium, Force Health Protection, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and many civilian medical conferences including the American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine, Inter-Pain, American Institute of Stress, International Society for Neuronal Regulation, American Association for Sensory Medicine, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and he conducts Grand Rounds often at military and civilian hospitals worldwide.

In May of 2008, he was in China working with the mental health teams for the survivors of the great earthquake in Sichuan, and he was keynote lecturer at the First Colloquium on the International Progress of Non-Pharmaceutical Intervention in Mental and Emotional Disorders at the Affiliated Brain Hospital of Nanjing Medical University in 2011.

He served as Clinical Director of The Center for Pain and Stress Related Disorders at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, and of The Sports Medicine Group, Santa Monica, California, and was the guest of the Minister of Health of Kuwait in 1992 where he taught pain and stress management for physical and mental trauma from the first Persian Gulf War.

Dr. Kirsch is the author of articles and books including The Science Behind Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (2nd Ed., Medical Scope Publishing, 2002) and Schmerzen lindern ohne Chemie CES, die Revolution in der Schmerztherapie (Internationale Ärztegesellschaft für Energiemedizin, Austria 2000; in German). Dr. Kirsch is Chairman of Electromedical Products International, Inc. of Mineral Wells, Texas.

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