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The Intersection of Pain and Trauma: Current and Future Directions
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Professional Development Events

Date: Wednesday 2/28/24 

Time: 11am EST

Join us for a 1 hour webinar that explores current directions in the field of pain and trauma, as well as a discussion of where the field is going. The speakers, Drs. Anna Hood and Melanie Noel, will present on their current research and will lead a discussion with questions from audience members. Registrants are encouraged to submit questions for the speakers before the webinar to ensure they are answered during the discussion.

Anna Hood, PhD 

Dr Anna Hood is a lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Division of Psychology and Mental Health at the University of Manchester, and she is the Policy Director of the Manchester Centre for Health Psychology. Anna’s graduate and clinical training were completed in the US and UK. Her research focuses on the biological, psychological, and social challenges faced by pediatric patients living with pain. Her work has a particular focus on children and young adults with sickle cell disease and includes an anti-racism framework to eliminate pain inequities.

Melanie Noel, PhD 

Dr Melanie Noel is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary and a Full Member of the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. Dr. Noel’s expertise is on children’s memories for pain and co-occurring mental health issues and pediatric chronic pain. She published guiding conceptual models of children’s pain memory development, co-occurring PTSD and chronic pain, and fear-avoidance.

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