Meet the Board of Directors
ROMAN D. JOVEY (Nomination Chair)
Dr. Jovey, a graduate of the University of Toronto, initially worked as a general practitioner and emergency physician for almost 20 years. Since 1999, he has focused his practice on his long-standing interests of outpatient chronic pain management and addiction medicine.
Since 1991, Dr. Jovey has been treating outpatients with chronic pain and developed expertise in the medical management of pain. Over the past 15 years, he has presented workshops and seminars on this topic to over 10,000 health care professionals in Canada and internationally. He was the President of the Canadian Pain Society from 2005-2007 and continues to advocate for improved access to appropriate pain management for Canadians.He is a medico-legal expert for the Canadian Medical Protective Association in the areas of pain and addiction.
He is currently the Medical Director at CPM Centres for Pain Management, where he is responsible for program development and education.