Céline Gélinas is an associate professor of nursing at McGill University and a researcher at the Nursing Research Center and the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital - CIUSSS Center-Ouest-Ile-de-Montréal. She has been a member of the Quebec Pain Research Network (QPRN) since 2007. Her research interests concern the assessment and management of pain in vulnerable critical care clienteles. Through her training, she has also developed expertise in the development and validation of health measures. She is actively involved in the QPRN, particularly in strategic initiatives on opioids and the undesirable effects of analgesics.