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Richard Jermyn


Dr. Jermyn, a board certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation, is a pioneer in treatment, education and research in the field of pain management and, more recently, addiction medicine. Dr. Jermyn graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and attended his Residency at Temple University Hospital. His career has focused on underserved communities and spans HIV, chronic pain and addiction medicine. Dr. Jermyn was the first in the nation to establish a curriculum focused on the prescription of opioids for second-year medical students at RowanSOM. He is a nationally-recognized leader in the field and his flagship program has evolved into a dynamic clerkship for third-year medical students and residents.


Dr. Jermyn's clinical trial research interests have exceeded $1.6 million in funding. Currently, he receives funding from the State of New Jersey to provide an educational program focusing on the appropriate prescription of opioids, is available to all providers in the state. He has also received numerous teaching awards, most notably: Master Educator, Excellence in Teaching, Golden Apple and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.