Research profile

Read about the Improving Pain Care in Saskatchewan.

The Improving Pain Care in Saskatchewan research team grew from an idea generated by SaskPain stakeholder dialogues. The goal of this research is to improve community access to services and supports for pain management in Saskatchewan by giving pain a voice in health services planning. They will create safe places for community members to discuss their chronic pain and to plan for action. Through a series of interviews and planning sessions, They will support teams in Saskatoon’s downtown core neighbourhoods, Yorkton, and Regina (pediatric services) to identify chronic pain needs and make plans to address those needs. If you have any questions or would like more information about our research, please contact: Dr. Susan Tupper: susan.tupper@saskhealthauthority.ca or Karen Juckes: karen.juckes@usask.ca. Team members include: Dr. Susan Tupper (Principle Investigator), Karen Juckes (Co-Principle Investigator), Dr. Pamela Downe (Professor, Anthropology & Archaeology), Dr. Karen Lawson (Professor, Psychology), Dr. Colleen Dell (Professor, Sociology), Erin Beckwell (Patient Family Advocate), Ross McCreery (Patient Family Advocate), Sharon Okeeweehow (Patient Family Advocate), Cristina Ugolini (SHA Primary Health), Jeannie Coe (SHA Nurse Practitioner), Dr. Krista Baerg (SHA Pediatrics), Jessica Jack (Research Assistant), Megan Hewson (Research Assistant), Selene Daniel-Whyte (Project Manager). This research was made possible through funding from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation and Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (Sprout Grant 2020-2022).

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