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Gary W. Jay, MD
Clinical Professor, Dept. of Neurology, Division of Headache & Pain
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Dr. Jay is a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

About Gary W. Jay, MD

Gary W. Jay, MD, is clinical professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Division of Headache & Pain. Dr. Jay has worked in pain medicine since 1980. For the first 25 years of his career, he was a private practitioner running a tertiary care interdisciplinary pain center and worked with pharmaceutical companies as a consultant part-time. In 2005, he became a full-time consultant. He was Clinical Disease Areas Expert–Pain at Pfizer in New London, Connecticut. Then he became Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Archimedes Pharma in Bedminster, New Jersey. 

Dr. Jay received his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his medical school, internship and neurology residency there. Dr. Jay was a founder of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (ne: Algology) in 1983 and 1 of 8 founders of the American Academy of Pain Management (now called Academy of Integrative Pain Medicine). He has been president of the Florida Pain Society, The American Academy of Pain Management, and the Eastern Pain Association—helping to grow all of these organizations.

Dr. Jay has published 5 textbooks on headache, pain and minor traumatic brain injury (mTBI). He has published over 140 articles, mostly in peer-review journals, as well as monographs and textbook chapters. He participated in the IMMPACT group for 8 years with a number of publications in Pain. Dr. Jay is an active speaker in pain medicine, headache, and mTBI.

Dr. Jay is also a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

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