- Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research
- Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
- Core Investigator, VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Health Information and Communication, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
Dr. Bair’s research focuses on understanding the interface between affective disorders (e.g. depression and anxiety) and chronic pain, and developing strategies to improve pain management in the primary care setting. Dr. Bair’s major educational foci are teaching implementation research methods and evidence-based medicine to medical residents, fellows, and IUPUI junior faculty.
“Pain is disabling and interferes with daily living as well as the ability to work.”