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Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH
Head, Arachnoiditis Research and Education Project
West Covina, CA

About Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH

Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH, is an internist and addictionologist who has spent his medical career researching and treating intractable pain. He managed the Veract Intractable Pain Clinics in West Covina, California, from 1975 (originally focused on cancer pain and post-polio disease) to 2018.  Dr. Tennant served as the editor-in-chief of Practical Pain Management from 2007 through 2017 and continues to hold an Emeritus honor with the journal. Today, he leads the Tennant Foundation and its Arachnoiditis Research and Education Project.

Dr. Tennant is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, the American Pain Society, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He has authored over 300 scientific articles and books. 

He formerly served as a Medical Officer in the US Army and US Public Health Service, and was a consultant to the FDA, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Drug Enforcement Administration, as well as to the LA Dodgers, National Football League, and NASCAR.
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