Roger Chou, MD
Dr. Roger Chou is a Professor in the Depart-
ment of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science Uni-
versity and Director of the Pacific Northwest Evi-
based Practice Center.
He has led systematic
reviews and led or participated in development of
guidelines for many groups, including the Agency
for Healthcare Research and Quality, NIH, CDC, the
American College of Physicians, and the Cochrane
Collaboration, and others. He was lead author of
the 2009 American Pain Society/American Academy
Pain Medicine guideline on opioids for chronic pain
and led the systematic review and was a lead au-
thor on the 2016 CDC guideline on opioids for chronic pain.