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David Cosio, PhD, ABPP
Psychologist, Interdisciplinary Pain Program
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Dr. Cosio is a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

About David Cosio, PhD, ABPP

David Cosio, PhD, ABPP, is a psychologist in the Pain Clinic and the CARF-accredited, interdisciplinary pain program at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, in Chicago.

Certified in Clinical Health Psychology, Dr. Cosio received his doctorate from Ohio University with a specialization in health psychology, and completed a behavioral medicine internship at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst Mental Health Services and a Primary Care/Specialty Clinic post-doctoral fellowship at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.

Dr. Cosio has given multiple presentations in health psychology at the regional and national levels. He also has published hundreds of articles on health psychology, specifically in the area of patient pain education, including a Behavioral Health column for PPM. He is the author of a book on this topic, Pain Relief: Managing Chronic Pain Through Traditional, Holistic, & Eastern Practices.

The views expressed by Dr. Cosio do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Veterans Affairs or any other governmental agency.

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