Scott Strassels, PharmD, PhD, BCPS
College of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmacy Practice
University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Scott Strassels earned a doctoral degree in philosophy from the University of Washington in Seattle and a doctoral degree in pharmacy from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Texas at Austin. He currently serves on the American Pain Society’s Acute Pain Clinical Practice Guideline Task Force and is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Dr. Strassels’ research interests include understanding the epidemiology and economics of acute pain, cancer-related pain, palliative care and pain at the end of life, as well as how outcomes research informs health policy. He also is interested in the intersection of law, medicine and ethics as they apply to pain and issues at the end of life; medical decision making; database analysis; and the economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals and health technology.