Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CAE Is New COO of International Association for the Study of Pain

Apr 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. (April 27, 2018) -- Colleen Delaney Eubanks has joined the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) as chief operating officer. A nonprofit and association management professional with more than 25 years of executive and senior leadership experience in charitable, membership, and trade organizations, Eubanks has been a Certified Association Executive since 2000.

At IASP, Eubanks will provide leadership, direction, and guidance to the association’s staff and will be responsible for its day-to-day management. Eubanks also will serve as executive director of the International Pelvic Pain Society, a specialized scientific society for which IASP has assumed management authority. With a strong ability to implement strategic direction, fiscal discipline and collaborative staff management Eubanks brings a variety of experience and expertise to the position. 

From 2009 through 2017, Eubanks was a vice president of MCI USA (formerly Coulter Companies), an association management and consulting firm. In that capacity, she served as chief executive of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and its foundation, the American Health Quality Association, and the National Child Support Enforcement Association.  In addition to her roles leading client associations Eubanks brought her extensive expertise and passion for good governance and strategic planning to a wide variety of MCI clients, including the American Thoracic Society, ITechLaw, The ESOP Association, American Medical Student Association, Interstitial Cystitis Association and others.

A resident of Washington, D.C., Eubanks holds a bachelor’s in Business Administration and English Literature from the University of San Diego (California).

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About the International Association for the Study of Pain

IASP is the leading professional organization for science, practice, and education in the field of pain. Membership is open to all professionals involved in research, diagnosis, or treatment of pain. IASP has more than 7,000 members in 133 countries, 90 national chapters, and 20 special interest groups (SIGs). IASP brings together scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.