Spread the word! Downloadable UPLiFT Conference Flyer Now Available

By Sarah Hussein | Monday, 25 October, 2021

Promote the UPLiFT conference with this free, downloadable flyer from IASP’s Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy. Download flyer now. The purpose of the UPLiFT Conference is to connect people across disciplines and pain conditions to further the equitable integration of the lived experience of pain into all aspects of pain research, education, advocacy,…

UPLiFT Panel Features National Pain Advocacy Center (NPAC) Founder and President

By Molly Ayers | Monday, 1 November, 2021

Kate Nicholson, president of the National Pain Advocacy Center and civil rights attorney, will be presenting at the UPLiFT Conference on November 9th, 2021. The National Pain Advocacy Center (NPAC) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for people living with pain, healthcare and human rights. NPAC officially launched in September of 2019. Nicholson spent most…

Presenters at UPLiFT Work Together to Put Patients First

By Molly Ayers | Friday, 29 October, 2021

Dr. Beth Darnall is an associate professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine. She has a background in clinical psychology and has been working with individuals with chronic pain for nearly twenty years. Her work focuses on developing and investigating scalable treatments and methods to address persistent disparities…

Dr. Frances Cole Takes Creative Approach to Living with Pain

By Molly Ayers | Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

Dr. Frances Cole is a General Practitioner working in primary care with a postgraduate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is from Ripon, in North England, and will be speaking at the GAPPA UPLiFT Conference to share her story.   Following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training, she began…

Get UPLiFTED! Bonfire Campaign Kicks Off at UPLiFT

By Jeanette Gass | Tuesday, 2 November, 2021

Want to help connect people living with pain, researchers, and clinicians while also wearing merch from the UPLiFT conference? Now’s your chance to support our mission and look cool by ordering a t-shirt today! Available for a limited time. Orders ship November 20th. Get UPLiFTED today!

UPLiFT Attendees Encouraged to Submit Proposals

By Jeanette Gass | Thursday, 21 October, 2021

Your experience matters. Your voice matters. That’s why we encourage you to submit a proposal for a topical workshop at the 2022 World Congress on Pain in Toronto, from September 19-23, 2022. Topical workshops provide a wide range of topics and allow attendees to participate in formal and informal discussions with international experts on pain…

Working, Learning, and Disseminating Knowledge Together: UPLiFT Featured in JOSPT

By Jeanette Gass | Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

On the heals of their editorial series, “patients as partners” in 2019, the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) remains steadfast in their interest to include people with lived experience of musculoskeletal health conditions in research, integrated knowledge translation, and practice. Recently, JOSPT featured the UPLiFT conference in a blog post, highlighting a few sessions…


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