Functional Anatomy of Pain in the Human Brain

Des Moines, IA US
October 28, 2011

There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.


  1. Diagram brain regions that increase activity during the perception of pain.
  2. Summarize neuroimaging experiments that have investigated human pain perception.


Justin Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology, Simpson College

Dr. Justin Brown is an Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences at Simpson College. He teaches in the areas of neuroscience, human anatomy, and human physiology. His research uses fMRI, MRI, and psychophysics to study the neural mechanisms of pain. Dr. Brown holds a Ph.D. in Neurosciences from Stanford University and a B.S. in Physiology from the University of California. 

Dr. Brown indicated no relevant financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Continuing Education Credit

AOA:  Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.
Other:  Attendees will receive 1.0 hour of continuing education contact hours.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/28/2011 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
10/28/2011 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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