Joletta Belton, MSc
Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy (USA)
Joletta is a medically retired firefighter paramedic who lives with pain and advocates for the integration of lived expertise into the study and treatment of pain. She has been a patient partner on research projects in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom and is an educator who has presented at professional pain conferences and as a guest lecturer at universities around the world. She has an MSc in Human Movement, with an emphasis in sport and exercise psychology, and makes sense of her pain through science and stories on her blog, MyCuppaJo.com. She is also the first Patient and Public Partnerships Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy and a published author.