Board of Directors

The Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management Board of Directors, formerly known as the Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia & Analgesia, is a tri-service, multi-disciplinary group of providers that makes recommendations about integrative pain management in a battlefield environment.

DVCIPM strives to improve the treatment of pain in wounded soldiers. The first successful continuous peripheral nerve block was used on a wounded soldier in October 2003. Through the efforts of DVCIPM, peripheral nerve infusion pumps and patient-controlled analgesia pumps have been approved for battlefield use and for flights on military aircraft, allowing pain control for patients undergoing difficult medical air evacuations from austere environments. Due to these collaborative efforts, the first battlefield Acute Pain Service was established in Afghanistan in 2009.

COL Chester “Trip” Buckenmaier is the founding member and current president of the DVCIPM Board of Directors.

Meeting Minutes

DVPMI Oct 2009 Minutes

DVPMI June 2009 Minutes

MARAA Fall 2008 Minutes

MARAA Spring 2008 Minutes

MARAA Fall 2007 Minutes

MARAA Fall 2006 Minutes

MARAA Spring 2006 Minutes

MARAA Fall 2005 Minutes

MARAA Email Actiq July 2005

MARAA June 2005 Minutes

More DVCIPM Information

DVPMI Charter (Revised Oct 2008)

MARAA Charter