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

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 PIs: Saifee Rashiq, Bruce Dick
Coordinator: 
Michelle Verrier
Research Assistant: Daniella San Martin-Feeney

Dalhousie University

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