Pediatric Pain Research - UW Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Pediatric Pain Research

Pediatric Pain & Sleep Innovations Lab

Led by lab director, Tonya Palermo, PhD, researchers aim to improve the lives of children and adolescents with chronic pain.

A child wearing a hospital gown and beaded bracelet reaching for a woman's outstretched hand

Lab Members

Dr. Tonya Palermo studies the effectiveness of psychological interventions to help reduce chronic pain, teach self-management and build resiliency.

Palermo research projects

Dr. Caitlin Murray aim to reduce the impact of living with chronic pain as adolescents transition into adulthood.

Murray research projects


Dr. See Wan Tham studies sleep deficiency and pain in adolescents with chronic pain.

Tham research projects