Edward Bilsky

Edward Bilsky, PhD


Regular Provost and Chief Academic Officer Pacific Northwest University

Greenwood Village, CO US



Dr. Bilsky received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Arizona in 1996, with a focus on opioids, pain and addiction. His laboratory conducted translational research funded through federal, state and private grants for over 20 years. He has published over 85 peer-reviewed publications in leading journals and presents nationally and internationally. Dr. Bilsky engages diverse audiences including medical/health-professional students, K-12 schools and the public as part of education, outreach and advocacy. He is a 2019 Mayday fellow and received the 2011 American Osteopathic Association Research Mentor of the Year Award and 2014 Patient Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He currently serves as the Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Rocky Vista University and is a Professor or Neuroscience and Pharmacology.

Neuroscience Sub-Discipline
Behavioral Neuroscience
Disorders of the Nervous System
History, Teaching, Public Awareness, and Societal
Neuropharmacology and Neurochemistry
Analysis of Behavior and Cognition in Non-human Animals
Data Analysis and Statistics
In vivo Monitoring

SfN Service History

CommitteeTitleMember Status
Trainee Professional Development Awards Selection CommitteeMemberPast
Public Education & Communication CommitteeMemberCurrent
Public Education & Communication CommitteeMemberPast
International Travel Awards Selection CommitteeMemberPast
Government and Public Affairs CommitteeMemberPast

Chapter Participation

ChapterTitleTerm StartTerm EndOfficer Status
Maine ChapterPresident3/20/20177/19/2018Past
Maine ChapterTreasurer3/20/20177/19/2018Past
Maine ChapterChapter Representative3/20/20177/19/2018Past
Maine ChapterPresident11/6/201412/28/2016Past
Maine ChapterChapter Representative11/2/201512/28/2016Past