Lynn Welch, M.D. an internal medicine physician, graduated from Creighton Medical School and completed her residency at Baylor Scott & White Hospital prior to moving to Hilo in 2008. She founded and continues to operate Big Island Pain Center in Hilo, Hawaii since its opening in 2009. She has been an integral part of drug safety and delivery for many years. Being the only internal medicine doctor inducted into the largest intervention pain society in America, she has been pivotal to the development of narcotic based protocols widely used in pain practice settings. Her years of clinical experience in high-risk population has given her the insight and drive to develop a safe way to deliver and monitor controlled substance use and abuse. Her extensive business experience single-handedly gathered the sum of the greatest minds in pharmacology and clinical research to develop her dream of S&G Labs Hawaii. She was able to team up with world-renowned UCSF researcher and toxicologist Dr. Alan Wu. Together with Dr. Lynn Welch’s direction, she has compiled an expert team of clinical and research individuals to bring a state of the art medical toxicology lab to the State of Hawaii.