Recorded Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The Canadian Pain Society (CPS) recognizes and supports outstanding contributions to pain research, education and treatment through our awards and grants program. CPS in partnership with Pfizer Canada has offered the Early Career Investigator Pain Research Grant Program since 2014. This exclusive CPS+ webinar will feature two previous grant recipients who will speak about their CPS-Pfizer funded research. Dr. Michael Hildebrand (Basic Science recipient, 2016) will discuss rodent and human spinal mechanisms of chronic pain. Dr. Gabrielle Pagé (Clinical Science recipient, 2018) will speak on risk factors for pain trajectories and health care utilization. The webinar will be moderated by the CPS Awards Chair (Dr. Loren Martin) and a person living with chronic pain (Ms. Jennifer Daly-Cyr).
Dr. Mike Hildebrand, Ph.D.
Dr. Hildebrand leads his own pain research program as an Associate Professor at Carleton University and Affiliate Investigator at The Ottawa Hospital. He was the recipient of the Early Career Investigator Pain Research Grant from Pfizer and the Canadian Pain Society in 2016 and is currently Vice-Chair of the Scientific Program Committee at CPS.
Dr. Gabrielle Pagé, Ph.D.
Dr. Pagé is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Montreal, a Clinical Psychologist and Junior 1 research scholar from the Fonds de recherche du Québec en santé. She co-leads the strategic initiative on optimal and safe use of opioids from the Quebec Pain Research Network. She is also part of the Quebec Back Pain Consortium. She was the recipient of the Early Career Investigator Pain Research Grant from Pfizer and the Canadian Pain Society in 2018.
Jennifer Daly-Cyr, M.A
Jennifer is a person living with chronic pain. Her professional experience is in Marketing, Marketing Research and Strategic Planning. Jennifer volunteers as a Patient Partner with the Chronic Pain Network (CPN) as a member of the Patient Engagement Committee and the Knowledge Translation Committee, and as a participant in the Patient Advisory Group. She also participates in the Canadian Pain Care Forum.
Dr. Loren Martin, Ph.D.
CPS Awards Chair; Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto.
The CPS wishes to thank Pfizer its support of the full CPS+ Webinar Program
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