James E Hagen, MSc
James E Hagen, MSc, is a clinical neurophysiologist and co-founder of the Global Pain Initiative.
Jim is a native of Washington State, but spent his formative years in Springfield, Ohio. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, he moved to Seattle where he received a master’s in physiology from the University of Washington.
Jim spent fifteen years at the Veteran’s Administration in Seattle, researching in pulmonary and exercise physiology. He relocated to the Denver area in 1990, where after a brief journey in industry, settled into clinical neurophysiology.
Jim focused his career in electrical neuromodulation as it applies to spinal cord, nerve rootlet, and peripheral nerves for the control of complex pain. He is globally recognized for his programming expertise of neuromodulation devices, having taught and lectured extensively on this topic around the globe.