Announcement from CPCoE

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Announcement from CPCoE

Today Dr. Ramesh Zacharias, CEO and Medical Director, Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (CPCoE) requested and received, on behalf of the Board, the resignation of Lieutenant-General (retired) J.O. Michel Maisonneuve. The CPCoE, its Board and Executive thank Lieutenant-General (retired) Maisonneuve for his service and commitment to Canadian Veterans and wish him well in all his endeavours.
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Statement from CPCoE

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To Remember Them

As November 11, Remembrance Day, comes this year, the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, it is deservedly a time set aside for deep reflection. We remember the brave individuals who donned the uniform of our Canadian Armed Forces and whose sacrifices allow us to enjoy the gifts of freedom.
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Lieutenant-General (retired) J.O. Michel Maisonneuve to lead fundraising efforts supporting research and treatment for Veterans experiencing chronic pain

The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (CPCoE) is excited to announce it has appointed Lieutenant-General (retired) J.O. Michel Maisonneuve as Campaign Cabinet Chair. LGen (retired) Maisonneuve completed 35 years of active service in the Canadian Armed Forces and will play a vital role in advancing research for Canadian Veterans living with chronic pain and their families.
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Lest We Forget

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Teaming in Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Management Interventions in Primary Care: a Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

A systematic review was done to identify key features of interdisciplinary team structures and problems associated.
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Cannabis shown to be an effective treatment option for back pain: Study review

A systematic review by a team of researchers affiliated with the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Wash., have found cannabis to be an effective treatment for back pain.
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Can Psychedelic Drugs Treat Physical Pain?

LSD and psilocybin increasingly show promise as mental health treatments. Now universities and companies are exploring their use in pain management
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Rewatch the Veteran and Family Well-Being Series: How the Mind and Body Experience Pain

The recordings for the June 2nd and June 9th virtual educational sessions of the Veteran and Family Well-Being Series are now available!
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Rewatch the Veteran and Family Well-Being Series: A Person-Centered, Evidence-Based Approach to Chronic Pain

The recordings for each of our virtual symposiums for the Veteran and Family Well-Being Series are now available!
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Lieutenant-General (retired) J.O. Michel Maisonneuve to lead fundraising efforts supporting research and treatment for Veterans experiencing chronic pain

The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (CPCoE) is excited to announce it has appointed Lieutenant-General (retired) J.O. Michel Maisonneuve as Campaign Cabinet Chair. LGen (retired) Maisonneuve completed 35 years of active service in the Canadian Armed Forces and will play a vital role in advancing research for Canadian Veterans living with chronic pain and their families.
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Dr. Abhimanyu Sud Joins The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans as Chief Scientific Officer

The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence (CPCoE) is excited to announce that Dr. Abhimanyu Sud has joined the team as the new Chief Scientific Officer.
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Dr. Ramesh Zacharias on The Scoop with Joel Sindle

In this feature of The Scoop, CFRC’s Campus News Coordinator, Joel Sindle, sits down with Dr. Ramesh Zacharias, CEO and Medical Director of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans.
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Bruno Guévremont and Dawn Herniman on CHCH Evening News with Phil Perkins

Phil Perkins, who co-anchors CHCH Evening News, interviews Bruno Guévremont and Dawn Herniman at the first annual Advisory Council meeting to hear their stories about living with chronic pain, and how they have used physical activity to manage their pain.
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Paul Roos on Morning Live with Bob Cowan / Morning Live avec Bob Cowan

Director of Operations Paul Roos speaks with Bob Cowan on “Morning Live” about how the Centre is partnering with Veterans in our research and working with a national network of interdisciplinary care teams.
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British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Dr. Jason Busse, Research Director at the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence (CPCoE), recently published a rapid recommendation on the use of cannabis for treatment of chronic pain in The British Medical Journal (The bmj).
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Psychological Injury and Law

This paper reviews information regarding the evolution of definitions of pain terminology and pain syndromes as they relate to everyday practice for clinicians and those operating within the medicolegal judicial system, both trainees and seasoned professionals, with a focus on chronic pain.
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Annals of Internal Medicine

Patients and clinicians can choose from several treatment options to address acute pain from non–low back musculoskeletal injuries.
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Annals of Internal Medicine

Opioids are frequently prescribed for acute musculoskeletal injuries and may result in long-term use and consequent harms.
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Canadian Journal of Pain

This study presents evidence supporting the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary pain management program in addressing pain-related variables in Veterans and nonveterans and provides insight into how pain management is experienced differently by Veterans.
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