The Women With Pain Coalition (WWPC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was started in 2004 to raise awareness of gender disparity in pain management. Because of competing priorities and parallel missions of board members, this organization remained dormant until 2011. With the changing landscape surrounding pain that caused limited access to information and support for people with pain, the Board approved a proposal in June 2012 to change the DBA (doing business as) to The Pain Community (TPC) and established a project team (formerly called steering committee) to continue this work.
TPC is committed to demonstrating transparency in its financial operations. The following information will continue to be publicly available on this website: