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Evidence to Improve Care

Chronic Pain

Care for Adults, Adolescents and Children

Health Quality Ontario thanks the following individuals for their generous, voluntary contributions of time and expertise to help create this quality standard:

Tania Di Renna (co-chair)
Medical Director, Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute

Karen St. Jacques (co-chair)
Registered Physiotherapist, Team Lead
Chronic Pain Management Program, St. Joseph’s Care Group

Jonathan Bertram
Addiction Medicine Service, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Julie Besse
Registered Dietitian, St Joseph’s Care Group

Heather Boynton
Manager of Mental Health Outpatients, St. Joseph’s Care Group

D. Norman Buckley
Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University

Fiona Campbell
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Henrique Candelaria
Practice Lead, Lower Back Pain Rapid Access Clinic, Trillium Health Partners

Hance Clarke
Director, Pain Services/Transitional Pain Program, University Health Network; Centenary Pain Clinic

Lynn Cooper
Lived Experience Advisor

Mary-Ellen Hogan
Canadian Institute for Health Information; University of Toronto

Howard Jacobs
Pain Physician, Jacobs Pain Centre

Aska Patel
Consultant Pharmacist, Central West Local Health Integration Network

Lutz Plotzke
Lived Experience Advisor

Patricia Poulin
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Arun Radhakrishnan
Family Health Team Consultant, The Ottawa Hospital Pain Clinic

Janet Rodriguez
Lived Experience Advisor

Monakshi Sawhney
Assistant Professor, Queen’s University, School of Nursing; Chronic Pain Clinic, Hotel Dieu Hospital

Sarah Sheffe
Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute, Women’s College Hospital

Sulabh Singh
N’Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre

Jennifer Tyrrell
Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence Bloomberg School of Nursing, University of Toronto; Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

Kari Van Camp
Nurse Practitioner, Transitional Pain Service, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital

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