MARY_LYNCHDr Mary Lynch is Professor of Anesthesia, Psychiatry and Pharmacology at Dalhousie University, Canada. Dr Lynch has 25 years of experience as a clinician assisting patients with chronic pain. She is the author of the self-help manual “Surviving Your Personal Injuries Claim and Litigation” and lead editor of  “Clinical Pain Management : A Practical Guide”.

Dr Lynch chaired the Canadian Pain Society (CPS) Wait Times Task Force and has gone on to Co-chair the CPS Task Force on Service Delivery and the Canadian Pain Strategy and serves as Past President of the CPS. Her research interests have focused on the development of new agents for the treatment of neuropathic pain including cannabinoids, integrative care in chronic pain management, development of wait-times benchmarks and strategies for service delivery.

Dr Lynch will be hosting a plenary session on day 1 to discuss Cannabinoids in clinical pain management: The Canadian experience, and on day 2 where she will be presenting on the topic of The opioid wars: Addressing the collateral damage.

Dr Lynch will also be our special guest at the Meet the Speakers breakfast session that has been offered to junior researchers, PhD students and post doctorate fellows. The aim of this session is to give younger scientists and clinicians an opportunity to ascertain career advice and guidance from the APS 2015 international plenary speakers.

We are delighted to have Dr Mary Lynch involved in APS 2015, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer. To register for the 2015 Australian Pain Society 35th Annual Scientific Meeting please click on the image below.

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About Australian Pain Society

The Australian Pain Society is a multidisciplinary body aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through leadership in clinical practice, education, research and public advocacy.

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