Clinical Research Network

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

Kingston Health Sciences Centre
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: Rachel Roy

Mount Sinai Hospital

Local PI: Keith Jarvi
Coordinator: Susan Lau

Ottawa Health Research Institute

Local PI: Patricia Poulin
Coordinator: Danielle Rice

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre

Local PI: Yoram Shir
Coordinator: Sylvie Toupin

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 (maternity leave)
                       Cleo Davies Chalmers

Alberta Children's Health Research Institute

Local PIs: Melanie Noel, Nivez Rasic,
                  Tiffany Rice
Coordinator: Madison Kennedy

Adult & Pediatric Sites

University of Alberta

Local PIs: Saifee Rashiq, Bruce Dick
Michelle Verrier, Maliha Muneer

Dalhousie University

Local PIs: Allen Finley, Mary Lynch
Coordinators: Jillian Banfield, Stephanie Blackman

Last updated: 25/10/2019