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Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD
Director of Research and Advocacy
Millennium Research Institute
San Diego, CA

About Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD

Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD, joined the Millennium team as a Clinical Research Educator in Clinical Affairs as well as a Research Scientist for the Millennium Research Institute (MRI) in February 2013. He was subsequently promoted to Director of Research and Advocacy in October 2013.

Prior to this, he was the Director of Behavioral Medicine and Research at the Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass (PTC) in Lexington, KY, one of the largest freestanding, multidisciplinary pain centers in that region of the country. His duties included work as a clinical psychologist and investigator in both investigator-initiated and clinical trials research focusing on issues of pain management as well as the interface with abuse and addiction issues.

Dr. Kirsh has given national and international invited lectures on pain and addiction. He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky and the Assistant Director for Symptom Management and Palliative Care at The Markey Cancer Center in Lexington. An author of more than 100 peer-reviewed and invited articles, Dr. Kirsh also has authored numerous book chapters, abstracts, and posters. He is a reviewer for more than twenty journals and has been a member of the American Academy of Pain Management’s Policy and Advisory Committee.

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