Scott Fishman, MD is the awardee. He is professor and the Charles and Patricia Fullerton Endowed Chair of Pain Medicine and executive vice-seat for the Section of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Fishman lectures on all areas of discomfort control, including prevention of prescription drug abuse. He is the author The War on Discomfort, Hearing Pain and Accountable Opioid Prescribing, in addition to numerous content in medical journals, reserve chapters and other scholarly evaluations. Dr. Fishman is usually a previous president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.In 2004, nearly 25 percent of Us citizens age 65 and older lacked prescription drug insurance coverage, Weir and Levy found, compared with fewer than ten % in 2006. The overall enrollment figures found in this research were quite related to those reported by the U.S. Department of Individual and Health Services, with roughly 25 percent of Medicare beneficiaries signed up for stand-alone Component D coverage in 2006. But using data from the ongoing health and Retirement Study, the researchers were able to go beyond the state statistics to show that rich and poor were similarly likely to join Part D and personal coverage, also to lack coverage.