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Patrick McGrath

Current University: IWK Health Center/Capital Health
Location: Nova Scotia
Discipline: Psychology
Member since: March 2002

About me/my research:

Dr. Patrick McGrath is the Integrated Vice President Research and Innovation for Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre. He is Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and Canada Research Chair at Dalhousie University. He is a leading researcher on pediatric pain (Centre for Pediatric Pain Research) and on distance treatment to increase access to psychosocial health care. His research has been recognized by appointment to the Order of Canada and election to the Royal Society of Canada and the Academy of Health Sciences of Canada. He has received numerous other awards including a Distinguished Scientist Award from the Medical Research Council, Distinguished Career Award of the Canadian Pain Society, Distinguished Contribution to Psychology as a Profession and the Donald Hebb Award for Distinguished Contribution to Science from the Canadian Psychological Association, the Wilbert Fordyce Award for Clinical Research from the American Pain Society and the Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.