Lynn R. Webster, MD, FACPM, FASAM
Lynn R Webster, MD, FACPM, FASAM, is Cofounder and Medical Director of Lifetree Clinical Research and Pain Clinic in Salt Lake City, UT and Co-founder of LifeSource, a non-profit foundation established in 2006 to educate physicians, patients, and communities on health issues, as well as fund and conduct research that will discover new solutions and hope for improved life. He earned his medical degree in 1976 from the University of Nebraska and, in 1980, completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Utah Medical Center. He is board certified in pain medicine and addiction medicine and has added qualifications in pain medicine from the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Currently, he is on the board of directors for the American Academy of Pain Medicine and was instrumental in launching the Utah chapter of the organization. He lectures extensively on the subject of preventing opioid abuse and criminal diversion in chronic pain patients and has written more than 100 scientific abstracts and journal articles. He recently published a book entitled Avoiding Opioid Abuse While Managing Pain: A Guide for Practitioners. Additionally, he is a co-editor of Pain Medicine’s section on opioids, substance abuse, and addiction, and serves as a reviewer for numerous peer reviewed journals.