QPRN presents:
The North American Pain School

An educational initiative
of IASP and ACTTION

Fairmont Le Château Montebello
Montebello, QC, Canada

NAPS 2022

June 19th-24th

Fairmont Le Château Montebello,
Montebello, QC, Canada

Theme and program

The 2022 edition of NAPS will focus on the following theme:

“Controversies in Pain Research”

Guest Speakers

Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.

Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.

  • Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research
  • Senior Investigator, Pain and Integrative Neuroscience Branch
  • National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland

Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Redlich Professor, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Neurosciences and Neurology (by courtesy)
  • Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
  • Director, Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab

Yoram Shir, M.D.

Yoram Shir, M.D.

  • Professor of Anesthesia & Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain, McGill University
  • Director, the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit, McGill University Health Centre

Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D.

Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D.

  • Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington

Kathleen Sluka, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A.

Kathleen Sluka, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A.

  • Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
  • Department of neuroscience and Pharmacology
  • Pain Research Program, University of Iowa

Rajesh Khanna, Ph.D.

Rajesh Khanna, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Department of Molecular Pathobiology
  • Director, NYU Pain Research Center, New York University, College of Dentistry

Patient partners

Virginia McIntyre

Virginia McIntyre

  • Patient partner
  • Board Member, People in Pain Network (PIPN)
  • Facilitator, Annapolis Valley Pain Self Management Education/Support group

Jodi Borenstein

Jodi Borenstein

  • Patient partner