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Saturday, July 20: All UR Medicine facilities are open as scheduled and providing safe patient care, with a goal to return all clinical services to full efficiency by early next week.

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UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Locations

Pain Treatment Center - Brighton

Surgery Center at Sawgrass
180 Sawgrass Drive, Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

I have had the privilege of working in the pain management field for a significant portion of my professional career and have had the opportunity to provide ongoing clinical care for patients with malignant and non-malignant pain conditions, along with participating in clinical research in this fiel...
I have had the privilege of working in the pain management field for a significant portion of my professional career and have had the opportunity to provide ongoing clinical care for patients with malignant and non-malignant pain conditions, along with participating in clinical research in this field.

The University of Rochester environment where the biopsychosocial model was first developed has allowed me to collaborate with a variety of health care providers where a multidiscipline teaching environment is strongly supported. In various committees I have assisted in the development of educational programs for patients and health care providers. These programs have been presented locally and regionally.

As a School of Nursing faculty member I have taught undergraduate and graduate nurses, pain and palliative assessment and management strategies for the past 12 years. In my clinical environment I mentor nursing students, resident and pain fellow physician colleagues.

My research collaboration with our team of anesthesiology, physical medicine physicians and behavioral psychologists have done clinical research for medications, devices and evaluated new treatment strategies for the past 16 years.

Certified Specialties

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health - American Nurses Credentialing Center

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Graduate, Nazareth College of Rochester.

Graduate, Monroe Community College.

Education

NP | University of Rochester. Nurse Practitioner. 1997

Awards

Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award. 2016 - 2017

Research

Director of Clinical Operations for Anesthesia Research, University of Rochester Medical Center

I supervise research staff (RN & med tech/res); screen /review/ outline budgets for investigator initiated & pharmaceutical /device studies with healthy subjects (respiratory lab); peri-operative /...
Director of Clinical Operations for Anesthesia Research, University of Rochester Medical Center

I supervise research staff (RN & med tech/res); screen /review/ outline budgets for investigator initiated & pharmaceutical /device studies with healthy subjects (respiratory lab); peri-operative / operative & out-pt studies (pain). Provide administrative oversight with WIRB/ RSRB/ FDA; sub-inv on studies. Collaborate as a sub-investigator for clinical protocols with role of medical manager for NINDS/NIH study (COMBAT); also Principal Investigator for a retrospective study with recent abstract submission to American Society for Pain Management Nursing for fall, 2014.

Publications

Journal Articles

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Oxycodone and of Gabapentin for Acute Pain in Herpes Zoster.

Dworkin RH; Barbano RL; Tyring SK; Betts RF; McDermott MP; Pennella-Vaughan J; Bennett GJ; Berber E; Gnann JW; Irvine C; Kamp C; Keiburtz K; Max MB; Schmader KE.

Pain. 2009; 142: 209-217.

An Open-Label Study of the Lidocaine Patch 5% in Painful Idiopathic Sensory Polyneuropathy.

Herrmann D; Barbano RL; Hart-Gouleau S; Pennella-Vaughan J; Dworkin RH.

Pain Medicine. 2005; 6: 379-384.

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Efficacy of Bupropion SR in Chronic Low Back Pain

Katz J; Pennella-Vaughan J; Hetzel RD; Kanazi G; Dworkin RH.

Journal of Pain. 2005; 6: 656-661.

Pharmacotherapy of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy.

Barbano RL; Hart-Gouleau S; Pennella-Vaughan J; Dworkin RH.

Current Pain and Headache Reports. 2003; 7: 169-177.