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Entry DateFebruary 22, 2021
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NameRuben Botello-Escalante
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2. Tell us about your current program of research and/or activities and projects that you are currently involved in.

UCOPE Study dealing with how oxytocin may impact knee pain in older adults. LAMPS Study dealing with chronic pain and it's affect on sleep and the brain.

4. Where do you see your career going in the future? What are your goals and aspirations?

I desire to pursue a career in dentistry. I am planning on applying to the University of Florida College of Dentistry. I also want to give my time to those in need locally and internationally.

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5. Tell us something fun that you do in your spare time or any hobbies that you enjoy.

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Going to youth group and Church, eating at restaurants, watching movies and shows, and just having a good time.

3. Tell us about how you got involved in pain and/or aging research. Was there a moment that inspired you?

I want to help relieve pain while helping improve people's quality of life and being part of this team allowed me to aid in bringing innovative treatment to those dealing with chronic pain, especially in older adults.