Barth Wilsey

TitleRecall Faculty
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8231
San Diego CA 92103
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    Prior to coming to UCSD, Barth Wilsey MD was a Joint Appointee at the UC Davis Medical Center and the Northern California Health Care System. He practiced Pain Medicine and performed clinical research at these affiliated institutions for 15 years. He had a strong interest in research ethics and chaired the institutional review boards at different times at both facilities.His research interests have centered on analgesic medications with publications involving prescription opioid abuse and medical marijuana. In addition, he has been interested in the interface between clinical practice and information technology and has worked on computer-assisted survey instruments.

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    A Randomized, Cross-Over Controlled Trial of Dronabinol and Vaporized Cannabis in Neuropathic Low Back Pain
    NIH/NIDA R01DA038634Sep 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Effect of Vaporized Cannabis on Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury
    NIH/NIDA R01DA030424Sep 15, 2011 - May 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH M01RR019975Sep 30, 2004 - Mar 31, 2009
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Wilsey B, Deutsch R, Samara E, Marcotte TD, Barnes AJ, Huestis MA, Le D. A preliminary evaluation of the relationship of cannabinoid blood concentrations with the analgesic response to vaporized cannabis. J Pain Res. 2016; 9:587-98. PMID: 27621666; PMCID: PMC5012851.
    2. Wilsey B, Deutsch R, Marcotte TD. Maintenance of Blinding in Clinical Trials and the Implications for Studying Analgesia Using Cannabinoids. Cannabis Cannabinoid Res. 2016; 1(1):139-148. PMID: 28861490.
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    3. Wilsey B, Marcotte TD, Deutsch R, Zhao H, Prasad H, Phan A. An Exploratory Human Laboratory Experiment Evaluating Vaporized Cannabis in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain From Spinal Cord Injury and Disease. J Pain. 2016 09; 17(9):982-1000. PMID: 27286745.
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    4. Wilsey B, Atkinson JH, Marcotte TD, Grant I. The Medicinal Cannabis Treatment Agreement: Providing Information to Chronic Pain Patients Through a Written Document. Clin J Pain. 2015 Dec; 31(12):1087-96. PMID: 25370134; PMCID: PMC4417655 [Available on 12/01/16].
    5. Andreae MH, Carter GM, Shaparin N, Suslov K, Ellis RJ, Ware MA, Abrams DI, Prasad H, Wilsey B, Indyk D, Johnson M, Sacks HS. Inhaled Cannabis for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data. J Pain. 2015 Dec; 16(12):1221-1232. PMID: 26362106.
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    6. Barr C, Marois M, Sim I, Schmid CH, Wilsey B, Ward D, Duan N, Hays RD, Selsky J, Servadio J, Schwartz M, Dsouza C, Dhammi N, Holt Z, Baquero V, MacDonald S, Jerant A, Sprinkle R, Kravitz RL. The PREEMPT study - evaluating smartphone-assisted n-of-1 trials in patients with chronic pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Feb 27; 16:67. PMID: 25881274; PMCID: PMC4367894.
    7. Yang Z, Wilsey B, Bohm M, Weyrich M, Roy K, Ritley D, Jones C, Melnikow J. Defining risk of prescription opioid overdose: pharmacy shopping and overlapping prescriptions among long-term opioid users in medicaid. J Pain. 2015 May; 16(5):445-53. PMID: 25681095.
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    8. Henry SG, Wilsey B, Melnikow J, Iosif AM. Dose escalation during the first year of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain. Pain Med. 2015 Apr; 16(4):733-44. PMID: 25529548; PMCID: PMC4390410.
    9. Wilsey B, Marcotte T, Deutsch R. Response to Stacey and Moller's letter to the editor. J Pain. 2013 Oct; 14(10):1252-3. PMID: 24090992; PMCID: PMC4161205.
    10. Wilsey B, Marcotte T, Deutsch R, Gouaux B, Sakai S, Donaghe H. Low-dose vaporized cannabis significantly improves neuropathic pain. J Pain. 2013 Feb; 14(2):136-48. PMID: 23237736.
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    11. Wilsey B, Prasad H. Real-time access to prescription drug monitoring databases. CMAJ. 2012 Nov 06; 184(16):1767-8. PMID: 23008488; PMCID: PMC3494350.
    12. Gilson AM, Fishman SM, Wilsey B, Casamalhuapa C, Baxi H. Time series analysis of California's prescription monitoring program: impact on prescribing and multiple provider episodes. J Pain. 2012 Feb; 13(2):103-11. PMID: 22112420; PMCID: PMC4063415.
    13. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Gilson AM, Casamalhuapa C, Baxi H, Lin TC, Li CS. An analysis of the number of multiple prescribers for opioids utilizing data from the California Prescription Monitoring Program. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011 Dec; 20(12):1262-8. PMID: 21448897; PMCID: PMC3151348.
    14. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Casamalhuapa C, Singh N. Computerized progress notes for chronic pain patients receiving opioids; the Prescription Opioid Documentation System (PODS). Pain Med. 2010 Nov; 11(11):1707-17. PMID: 21044261; PMCID: PMC3058744.
    15. Wilsey B, Fishman S, Li CS, Storment J, Albanese A. Markers of abuse liability of short- vs long-acting opioids in chronic pain patients: a randomized cross-over trial. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2009 Nov; 94(1):98-107. PMID: 19660492; PMCID: PMC2757543.
    16. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Casamalhuapa C, Gupta A. Documenting and improving opioid treatment: the Prescription Opioid Documentation and Surveillance (PODS) System. Pain Med. 2009 Jul-Aug; 10(5):866-77. PMID: 19594846.
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    17. Wilsey B, Marcotte T, Tsodikov A, Millman J, Bentley H, Gouaux B, Fishman S. A randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of cannabis cigarettes in neuropathic pain. J Pain. 2008 Jun; 9(6):506-21. PMID: 18403272; PMCID: PMC4968043.
    18. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Crandall M, Casamalhuapa C, Bertakis KD. A qualitative study of the barriers to chronic pain management in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Mar; 26(3):255-63. PMID: 18358933.
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    19. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Tsodikov A, Ogden C, Symreng I, Ernst A. Psychological comorbidities predicting prescription opioid abuse among patients in chronic pain presenting to the emergency department. Pain Med. 2008 Nov; 9(8):1107-17. PMID: 18266809.
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    20. Wilsey B, Fishman SM, Ogden C, Tsodikov A, Bertakis KD. Chronic pain management in the emergency department: a survey of attitudes and beliefs. Pain Med. 2008 Nov; 9(8):1073-80. PMID: 18266810.
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    21. Wilsey B, Fishman S, Rose JS, Papazian J. Pain management in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Jan; 22(1):51-7. PMID: 14724879.
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