Dr. Hari Prabhakar’s interest in pain medicine began when he was a college student attending Johns Hopkins University. During his studies, he was involved in developing sickle cell disease management programs for underserved communities, a large part of which involved pain management. Follow his undergraduate education, Dr. Prabhakar was awarded a British Marshall Scholarship to study public health and international health management in London, England. He then went on to attend Harvard Medical School where he received a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship to continue his work on surgical systems development and humanitarian relief in India. Dr. Prabhakar completed his anesthesiology and interventional pain fellowship residencies at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital.