QPRN presents:
The North American Pain School

An educational initiative
of IASP and ACTTION

Postponed until further notice

Fairmont Le Château Montebello
Montebello, QC, Canada

NAPS 2020

Postponed until further notice

Fairmont Le Château Montebello,
Montebello, QC, Canada

Theme and program

The 2020 edition of NAPS will focus on the following theme:

“Controversies in Pain Research”

Guest Speakers

Catherine Bushnell, PhD

Catherine Bushnell, PhD

  • 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

Yoram Shir

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

Mark P. Jensen

Mark P. Jensen

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

Camilla Svensson

Camilla Svensson

  • Professor in Cellular and Molecular Pain Physiology, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego

Jon Levine

Jon Levine

  • Professor of Medicine and OMFS
  • Pain and Addiction Research Center, University of California, San Francisco
  • Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Patient partners

Cristopher DeBow

Cristopher DeBow

  • Occupation: economist and strategist
  • Co-chair of the Chronic Pain Network’s Clinical Research Network
  • CIHR SPOR Initiative Peer Reviewer
  • Arthritis Society Consumer Grant Reviewer

Lisa Legacy

Lisa Legacy