Description of Research Expertise:
Research related to pain including the use of new pain medications, brain function in people with pain, complementary and alternative therapies, and new methodologies for understanding how patients report their pain in clinical trials. Current research includes ongoing studies of acupuncture for the treatment of pain in osteo-arthritis patients and chronic fatigue in cancer patients, brain imaging of patients with pain, and studies of cancer treatment related pain.
Umscheid CA, Maenner MJ, Mull N, Veesenmeyer AF, Farrar JT, Goldfarb S, Morrison G, Albanese MA, Frohna JG, Feldstein DA: Using educational prescriptions to teach medical students evidence-based medicine Medical Teacher [Epub ahead of print] : 2016.
Taylor AM, Phillips K, Patel KV, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Beaton D, Clauw DJ, Gignac M, Markman JD, Williams DA, Bujanover S, Burke LB, Carr DB, Choy EH, Conaghan PG, Cowan P, Farrar JT, Freeman R, Gewandter J, Gilron I, Goli V, Gover TD, Haddox JD, Kerns RD, Kopecky EA, Lee DA, Malamut R, Mease P, Rappaport BA, Simon LS, Singh JA, Smith SM, Strand V, Tugwell P, Vanhove GF, Veasley C, Walco GA, Wasan AD, Witter J: Assessment of physical function and participation in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT/OMERACT recommendations Pain [Epub ahead of print] : 2016.
Mao JJ, Bowman MA, Xie SX, Bruner D, DeMichele A, Farrar JT.: Electroacupuncture Versus Gabapentin for Hot Flashes Among Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology : 2015.
Dworkin JD, McKeown A, Farrar JT, Gilron I, Hunsinger M, Kerns RD, McDermott MP, Rappaport BA, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Gewandter JS: Deficiencies in reporting of statistical methodology in recent randomized trials of nonpharmacologic pain treatments: ACTTION systematic review. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology : 2015.
Robson JC, Milman N, Tomasson G, Dawson J, Cronholm PF, Kellom K, Shea J, Ashdown S, Boers M, Boonen A, Casey GC, Farrar JT, Gebhart D, Krischer J, Lanier G, McAlear CA, Peck J, Sreih AG, Tugwell PS, Luqmani RA, Merkel PA.: Exploration, Development, and Validation of Patient-reported Outcomes in Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-associated Vasculitis Using the OMERACT Process. Journal of Rheumatology : 2015.
Segerdahl AR, Mezue M, Okell TW, Farrar JT, Tracey I: Corrigendum: The dorsal posterior insula subserves a fundamental role in human pain. Nature Neuroscience : 2015.
Markman JD, Gewandter JS, Frazer ME, Pittman C, Cai X, Patel KV, Jahromi BS, Dworkin RH, Burke LB, Farrar JT.: Evaluation of outcome measures for neurogenic claudication: A patient-centered approach. Neurology 85 (14): 1250-6,2015.
Rosen RC, Stephens-Shields AJ, Cunningham GR, Cifelli D, Cella D, Farrar JT, Barrett-Connor E5, Lewis CE6, Pahor M, Hou X, Snyder P: Comparison of interactive voice response (IVR) with paper administration of instruments to assess functional status, sexual function, and quality of life in elderly men. Quality of Life Research [Epub ahead of print] : 2015.
Backonja MM, Farrar JT: Are Pain Ratings Irrelevant? Pain Medicine 16 (7): 1247-1250,2015.
Farrar JT: Problem with defining headache etiology using patient symptomatology. Pain : 2015.