Senior Scientist, Mary Jo Haddad Nursing Research Chair in Child Health, Research Institute and Co-Director Pain Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada
Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, with cross-appointments to Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Institute of Medical Sciences, and Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
- Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for the Toronto IASP
19th World Congress on Pain in 2022 (2020 – 2022)
- Global Alliance of Pain Patient Advocates (GAPPA) (2018 – Present)
- Scientific Program Committee (2016 – 2018) and (2018 – 2020)
- Local Arrangements Committee Chair (2022)
As a Professor, Nurse Clinician Scientist, and Nurse Practitioner in the SickKids Chronic Pain Program, I lead the iOUCH lab that focuses on Improving OUtcomes in Child Health using digital technologies (Apps) for children with painful chronic conditions. I am Co-Director of Pain Centre and oversee the Pain in Child Health Research Training (PICH) program at SickKids. I led the development of the Canadian Pediatric Chronic Pain Registry within the CIHR funded Chronic Pain Network and Pediatric Project ECHOTM (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) in Ontario. I co-led the pediatric and adult chronic pain research priority setting initiatives in Canada.