Dr. Manon Choinière is Professor at the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine of the Université de Montréal and works as a full time clinical scientist at the Research Center of the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal where she does evaluative, epidemiological, and clinical research on acute and chronic pain. Her research work is steadily funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec. She has published 140 articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented her work in numerous international and national meetings.  She is one of the founding members of the Quebec Pain Research Network and the Canadian Chronic Pain Network.