Dr. Lawrence Poree holds the position of Clinical Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of California, San Francisco where he serves as the Director of the Neuromodulation service. His earned a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he investigated analgesic properties of endogenous compounds. He continued his studies in spinal cord stimulation and neural processing during his postdoctoral training in the department of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins. He continued his research of autonomic involvement in neuropathic pain at Stanford University where he earned his medical degree and completed his Residency in Anesthesiology before completing a fellowship in Interventional Pain at UCSF. He worked in private practice for 15 years before returning to UCSF to direct the neuromodulation program. He currently serves as the Board of Directors for the North American Neuromodulation Society. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Neuromodulation Society and a council member in at the Institute of Neuromodulation. Recent research activities include his role as a principal investigator for the DRG stimulation Accurate Study and Target study. He serves as a medical monitor for the Saluda Evoke study.