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2016 PLENARY SPEAKERS

We are excited to announce the Plenary Speakers for the CPS 2016 Annual Scientific Program!

 

Mary Ellen Jeans Lecture; 

Drugs and placebos: what’s the difference?


  

Fabrizio Benedetti (Click for bio)


University of Turin Medical School, Neuroscience Dept., Turin, Italy
Plateau Rosa Laboratories, Breuil-Cervinia, Italy, Zermatt, Switzerland



Plenary Speaker:

Ethical Implications of Innovations in Clinical Trial Design and Conduct

Michael Charles Rowbotham, M.D. (click here for bio)

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute (CPMCRI)

Sutter Health Research Enterprise 

UCSF School of Medicine

UCSF Mount Zion Pain Management Center

 


Plenary Speaker:

Does exercise increase or decrease pain? Underlying mechanisms and clinical implications 

 

Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD, FAPTA (Click here for bio)

University of Iowa



Distinguished Career Award Keynote:

Opioids, 30 Years of Angst


   

Alexander John Clark,MD, FRCPC

QEII Health Sciences Centre

 
 

Early Career Award Keynote:

Transitional Pain Medicine: Perioperative Care as a Model for Novel Chronic Pain Treatments

 

Hance Clarke,MD, PhD, FRCPC

University Health Network