By Joel Porter, MD, FAAFP
Family Physician employed by Intermountain Healthcare. I currently am working as an Associate Medical Director and part-time residency faculty at Intermountain Healthcare. I have been involved with chronic pain management for the past several years. Specifically looking at ways to minimize risk and improve pain control for patients with chronic pain. I am a site investigator for the EMPOWER clinical trial which is a first of its kind trial comparing multiple ways to help patients safely and effectively taper opioid use.