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The Clinical Research Network (CRN) consists of 12 university-affiliated pain centres across Canada. These sites support and generate both pediatric and adult. Each site has a Research Coordinator.

The Clinical Research Network is co-chaired by Dr. Ian Gilron and includes two Chronic Pain Network patient partners, Chris DeBow, CRN patient partner co-chair and Marc White.

Adult Sites
Hotel Dieu – Kingston General Hospital
Local PI: Scott Duggan
Coordinator: Etienne Bisson

Hamilton Health Sciences
Local PI: Ramesh Zacharias
Coordinator: Lisa Patterson

University of Manitoba
Local PI: Renee El-Gabalawy

Coordinator: Kayla Kilborn

Mount Sinai Hospital
Local PI: Keith Jarvi
Coordinator: Susan Lau

Ottawa Health Research Institute
Local PI: Patricia Poulin

Coordinator: Eve-Ling Khoo

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre
Local PI: Yoram Shir

Coordinator: Linda Ferguson

University of British Columbia
Local PI: Aaron McInnes
Coordinator: Jessie Dhillon

Pediatric Sites
University of Saskatchewan
Local PI: Krista Baerg

Coordinator: Casey McMahon

Sick Kids Hospital
Local PI: Jennifer Stinson
Coordinator: Lauren Harris

​Alberta Children's Health Research Institute
Local PIs: Melanie Noel
                 Nivez Rasic
                 Tiffany Rice
Coordinator: Allison McPeak


Adult & Pediatric Sites
University of Alberta
Local PI:
Saifee Rashiq
Bruce Dick
Michelle Verrier
Research Assistant: Daniella San Martin-Feeney

Dalhousie University

Local PIs: Allen Finley
                Mary Lynch
Coordinators: Jillian Banfield
                       Adena Brown


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