Dr. Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH, is an internist and addictionologist who specializes in the research and treatment of intractable pain at the Veract Intractable Pain Clinics he founded in West Covina, California. Dr. Tennant started his pain clinic in 1975. Originally he focused on treating the pain of cancer and post-polio. He has authored over 300 scientific articles and books, and currently serves as Editor Emeritus of the journal Practical Pain Management, the nation's most widely circulated pain journal for physicians. He has formerly served as a Medical Officer in the US Army and US Public Health Service. In the past he has been a consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Drug Enforcement Administration, LA Dodgers, National Football League, and NASCAR. He has authored a handbook for pain patients called "The Intractable Pain Patient's Handbook for Survival." He is also the creator of the website Pain and Pain Management, a web site dedicated to pain patients which has an excellent selection of articles for physicians and pain patients on pain managment including the excellent review article, "Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in Pain Management."
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