William Becker, MD

Associate Professor Term

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine: Program in Addiction Medicine

Drug use, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (DAHRS)

Research Interests

Analgesics, Opioid; Chronic Pain; Internal Medicine

Research Summary

My research broadly pertains to improving quality of care of patients with chronic non-cancer pain in primary care. Specific areas of interest include:

  • Observational studies to assess benefit and harm of pain treatments
  • Development and testing of interventions to improve quality and safety of pain treatment
  • Implementation research to improve uptake of high-quality, evidence-based pain treatment

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Pain Control Engaging Veterans Seeking Service-Connection Payments in Pain Treatment (PragmaticSBIRT)

Selected Publications

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