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Unmasking Chronic Pain

Unmasking chronic pain

The Quebec Association for Chronic Pain - Association québécoise de la douleur chronique recently released an insert for newspaper titled: Unmasking chronic pain, to increase awareness of chronic pain in the general population.  

In addition to patient testimonies, many clinical researchers have participated in this publication which aims to increase understanding of chronic pain.  

View the insert on the AQDC website:  Unmasking chronic pain - douleurchronique.org

Stéphanie Cormier featured on "Les chercheurs" on Radio-Canada

Stéphanie Cormier

Stéphanie Cormier, professor at the UQO, and new member of the Pain network was interviewed for "Les chercheurs" on the radio of Radio-Canada to discuss her research activities.  The pain and psychology specialist talked about chronic pain with host Daniel Mathieu.   

McGill's Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management receives CME accreditation

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The Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management, offered through McGill's School of Physicial and Occupational Therapy, in collaboration with the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, is an online interdisciplinary and interprofessional training program offered in French and English.  Starting in September, participants will be eligible to obtain CME accreditation from the CACME through McGill's Office for Continuing Professional Development.

Research and Education needed to increase understanding of the role of cannabinoids in health and disease

Dr. Mark Ware participated in a symposium organized by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) as part of the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting held in San Jose, California on "Cannabis and Medicine: A New Frontier in Therapeutics", in which world-renowned experts from North America and the U.K. shared their perspectives on the therapeutic potential of medical cannabis and explored the emerging science behind it.


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