McMaster University

Michael G. DeGroote
National Pain Centre

Scope of Search

Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Appendix A-2: Research Group

Name and Research Group Role Title Disclosure of Competing Interests

Andrea Furlan
Physician-Epidemiologist,
Systematic Review Lead

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Institute for Work & Health
Editorial Board, Cochrane Back Review Group
Medical Staff, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

None.

Meldon Kahan
Physician-Researcher

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Schering-Plough: Unrestricted research and educational grant and stipends.

Angela Mailis-Gagnon
Physician-Researcher

Director, Comprehensive Pain Program, Toronto Western Hospital
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Pfizer: Advisory Board Member and unrestricted grant to fund a research fellow; Boehringer Ingelheim: Advisory Board Member.

Anita Srivastava
Physician-Researcher

Assistant Professor & Staff Physician, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Schering-Plough: Honorarium re: buprenorphine educational course development.

Luis Chaparro
Physician-Researcher

Clinical Fellow, Comprehensive Pain Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network

None.

Emma Irvin
Research Librarian

Director, Research Operations Institute for Work & Health, Toronto

None.

Institute for Work & Health

The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization based in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission is to conduct and share research that protects and improves the health of working people and is valued by policy-makers, workers and workplaces, clinicians, and health and safety professionals.

The Institute operates with support from the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). In addition to this core funding, IWH scientists are also awarded competitive grants from funding agencies across North America.