|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 581-7246||Pain Management Center
546 Chipeta Way , Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Akiko Okifuji, PhD is Professor of Anesthesiology, Scott M Smith MD Presidential Endowed Chair in Anesthesiology at the University of Utah. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who is specialized in the psychosocial evaluation and management of chronic pain. She is also a pain researcher. She has been a principle investigator and co-investigator of various NIH funded projects in pain medicine.
Her current research interests include rehabilitative approaches to fibromyalgia, weight management in chronic pain, women’s issues in chronic pain, cost effectiveness of multidisciplinary pain care approaches, and cognitive-behavioral aspects of chronic pain. She is also a member of treatment team at the University of Utah Pain Management Center, where she provides behavioral medicine services to people with chronic pain.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Anesthesiology - Professor