Dr. Beverly Thorn, professor emerita of psychology at the University of Alabama, is a licensed psychologist and board certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Since her official retirement in September 2016, she has remained professionally active, focusing her research and clinical efforts on dissemination and implementation of psychosocial treatments for chronic pain in low-income, multiple disadvantaged populations. She also consults with healthcare settings to integrate psychosocial approaches into comprehensive chronic pain management.