STAMP Study : Strategies To Assist with Management of Pain

How can I learn more about the study and find out if I qualify?

In Boston (for Eastern Time zone):
Call: (617) 732-9181

STAMP Study Boston TeamLauren, Christina and Kathleen of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital team will be happy to discuss the study with you!

When and where will the study sessions be held?

The next study training sessions will be:

February 2021, call us for details

Location:  Varies – virtual or different clinics (call for details)

More training sessions are coming!  Please call us for dates.

Transportation assistance may be available. Please contact us for details.
Free self-parking and complimentary valet parking options are available.
Accessible by public transportation (shuttle to Brookline Village – MBTA Green Line “D” Branch)

This study may be a good fit if you:

  • Are interested in learning new methods designed to help manage your back pain
  • Are prescribed daily pain medication for your back pain (for example: Vicodin®, Percocet®, oxycodone, or morphine)
  • Agree to be assigned in a random way (like by flipping a coin) to learn one of two methods to help manage pain
  • Are 21 or older
  • Experience daily lower back pain for at least 3 months
  • Are willing to complete an 8-week training program of weekly 2-hour sessions in your local city to learn one of the two pain management methods
  • Are willing to complete follow-up assessments throughout the one year study

STAMP Study : Strategies To Assist with Management of Pain

Brigham Health
Harvard Medical School

Boston Lead Researcher

Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards, PhD
Associate Professor,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Boston Manager


Lauren Papianou, BS
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School