2015 Grant Awards

The posters and papers listed below each grant arise from work facilitated through the grant funding.

Do persons with rheumatic diseases have timely access to chronic pain services?

Principal Investigator: Perreault, K. (PDF)
Co-investigators: Bernatsky, S; Feldman, D;  Roy, J;  Desmeules, F;  Pinard, A;  Fitzcharles, M.

Project Summary

This project will investigate access to pain management services for patients with rheumatic diseases who have chronic pain and identify targets for improvement based on patients’ experiences of care. This project will also investigate what other services patients use while waiting for pain clinic services.

Oral Presentations

  1. Deslauriers S, Perreault K. (2016). L’accessibilité aux services spécialisés en douleur pour les personnes atteintes d’arthrite. Visite au Centre de recherche en rhumatologie et immunologie de Québec (organisée par la Société de l’arthrite), October 25, 2016, Québec City, Quebec.
  2. Deslauriers S, Roy JS, Bernatsky S, Pinard AM, Desmeules F, Feldman D, Fitzcharles MA, Perreault K. (2018) Waiting time to access multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities for patients with rheumatic conditions in Quebec, Canada. The 2018 Canadian Bone & Joint Conference. May 11 2018. London, Ontario


Poster Presentations

Presented at the 2016 Arthritis Alliance of Canada Conference and Research Symposium

Presented at the 2018 International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress on Pain

Presented at the 2019 Canadian Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting