ashton-james_claire_photoDr Claire Ashton-James is a Senior Lecturer in Pain Education at the Pain Management Research Institute of the University of Sydney. Claire earned her PhD in Social Psychology in 2009, and before joining the University of Sydney in 2015, worked as an assistant professor/lecturer at Duke University (USA), the University of British Columbia (Canada), the VU University Amsterdam and VU Medical Centre Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and University College London (UK). Dr Ashton-James has authored over 30 publications on a variety of topics related to social cognition, or how social judgments influence decision-making and interpersonal behaviour. Her current research concerns the basis of clinician-patient trust, and how patient trust influences their experience of pain, treatment expectations, and adherence behaviour.

Stay tuned for further details on Dr Ashton-James’ session title.

We are delighted to have Dr Claire Ashton-James involved in APS 2017, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer.

Register for the 2017 Australian Pain Society 37th Annual Scientific Meeting.



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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