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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 chaired by Dr. Ian Gilron and includes two Chronic Pain Network patient partners, Chris DeBow, Marc White and Natalie Zacchia.

Adult Sites
University of Alberta
Local PI: Saifee Rashiq
Coordinator: Michelle Verrier

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

University of British Columbia
Local PI: Aaron McInnes

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


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