MIDDLETOWN, Conn., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S Pain Foundation President Paul Gileno today announced that Cindy Steinberg has joined the organization as the National Director of Policy and Advocacy. In this newly created role, Steinberg will oversee and help drive the legislative and policy priorities of USPF throughout the country.
"Cindy's knowledge, passion and commitment to the pain community is unmatched," said Gileno, "having her as part of our team will strengthen our ability to make positive policy change for our members and all Americans living with chronic pain."
Most recently, as Chair of the Policy Council at the Massachusetts Pain Initiative, Steinberg worked with lawmakers, regulators and advocates to introduce and pass legislation and regulation critical to those living with persistent and acute pain. She is a former member of the board of directors at the American Pain Foundation and has won prestigious awards for her work on behalf of those living with pain including the American Pain Foundation Presidential Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of pain management and the State Pain Initiative Champion Award from the Alliance of State Pain Initiatives for her pain policy work.
About U.S. Pain Foundation:
Founded in 2006, U.S. Pain Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers. Created by people with pain for people with pain, our mission is to inform, empower and advocate for the pain community. Built upon the belief that connecting with others who share the same frustrations and dreams of recovery is important, U.S. Pain provides healthy support groups and many other positive programs to those living with pain.
SOURCE U.S. Pain Foundation