Debbie Dowell, M.D., M.P.H.
Debbie Dowell is Senior Medical Advisor/Chief Medical Officer for the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CDR in the US Public Health Service, and was the lead author of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. She previously led CDC's Prescription Drug Overdose Team and served as advisor to New York City's Health Commissioner. Dr. Dowell completed residency and chief residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine, where she later joined the faculty as a clinical assistant professor. Dr. Dowell is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and practiced medicine at a community health center in New York City.
Paul A. Moore, D.M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Moore received his D.M.D. and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. His professional career has included private practice in Oakmont PA, a hospital residency in dental anesthesiology at the Presbyterian Hospital Medical Center in Pittsburgh, a postdoctoral fellowship in chronic pain management at the University of North Carolina, and faculty appointments at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and Forsyth Dental Center.