OHSU

James W. Carson, Ph.D.

James W. Carson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
OHSU Department of Medicine

Degree:
Ph.D.

Education:
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Activities:
Clinical
Research
Education

Biography:
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:
email

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:

Keywords:
OHSU Psychologist
Pain
Medical Illnesses
Intervention Research
Behavioral Health/Health Psychology