UWS Researcher’s Poster Awarded at OHSU Pain Day

Researchers at UWSResearchers from the University of Western States were given the “Best Poster” Award from the 2012 Oregon Health and Science University Pain Day at the Vey Conference Center at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on February 28.

Sponsored by the OHSU Schools of Nursing and Dentistry, Offices of the Provost and Vice-President for Research, Knight Cancer Institute, and OCTRI, the event included workshops, poster displays and social hour.

The Best Poster Award was selected for outstanding research and compelling results, said Darcy Vavrek, ND.  The poster, “Dose-Response and Efficacy of Spinal Manipulation for Low Back Pain: Short-Term Outcomes from a Randomized Trial” was completed by Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Darcy Vavrek, ND, MS, David Peterson, DC, (all from UWS and pictured left) and Mikel Aickin, PhD,b (from the University of Arizona.)

Dr. Vavrek and Dr. Haas also presented their poster, “A Causal Model for Expectancy Effects in an Open-Label Randomized Trial of Manual Therapy for the Care of Cervicogenic Headache” by Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Mikel Aickin, PhD (from University of Arizona), and Darcy Vavrek, ND, MS.