Lynn Webster M.D., FACPM, FASAM is Medical Director of CRI-Lifetree and serves as President-Elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). He is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine and also is certified in addiction medicine. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles. His research interests include studying abuse potential of pharmaceuticals and opioid-induced sleep-disordered breathing. He lectures extensively on opioid abuse prevention and criminal diversion in chronic pain patients. He co-founded LifeSource in 2006 as a non-profit organization to educate physicians, patients and communities on science-, social-, and pain-related issues that affect health as well as to fund and conduct research on new solutions for solving the prescription drug problem in America. He was co-editor of the recent Supplement to Pain Medicine titled "Deaths Related to Opioids Prescribed for Chronic Pain: Causes and Solutions". Dr. Webster has authored numerous scientific abstracts, journal articles, textbook chapters, and a book entitled Avoiding Opioid Abuse While Managing Pain: A Guide for Practitioners; co-edits Pain Medicine’s section on Opioids, Substance Abuse & Addiction ; and serves as a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals.