James W. Carson, Ph.D.
OHSU Department of Medicine
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Carson has worked extensively with patients suffering from persistent pain, including those with fibromyalgia, chronic back pain, cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and sickle cell disease. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Carson taught meditation world-wide for many years, and has conducted innovative research on the application of meditation and yoga-based interventions as adjunctive treatments for various conditions.
Preferred Method of Contact:
Who should patients contact to schedule/inquire about appointments?
OHSU Comprehensive Pain Clnic, 503-494-7246
Current Extramurally Funded Research:
PI on OHSU Medical Research Foundation grant, 2009-10,
titled: Yoga of Awareness Program for Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Links to research/website page:
Behavioral Health/Health Psychology