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Vina Mohabir

Clinical Research Project Coordinator

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Vina has lived with chronic pain for the last 11 years and copes with her pain by turning it into her purpose. Vina’s pain began in her teenage years after an injury that led to trigeminal neuralgia and chronic migraine. She also experiences chronic back pain from a spinal cord injury.  Vina is passionate about sharing her story (@VinaMohabir on Twitter/Instagram), advocating for others in pain, and working in pain research at The Hospital for Sick Children. She is also passionate about patient and family involvement in research. It has always been her dream to make a difference in the lives of youth with pain and feels extremely honored to be a member of such a resilient, courageous, persistent community. Vina is proud to work with organizations like the SickKids Pain Centre, Pain in Child Health (PICH) research training consortium, Solution for Kids in Pain (SKIP), the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Partners (GAPPA), the Ontario SPOR (Strategies for Patient-Oriented Research) Support Unit, the Canadian Pain Society, and the Chronic Pain Network (CPN).

Sessions

Amplifying Knowledge Mobilization and Dissemination with Patient Partnership

Presented by Chad Larabie, MSc, Vina Mohabir at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 4th.

The Patient Advisory Committee (PAC; est. Oct 2019) at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Pain Centre works to integrate the voices of patient and caregivers in pain research, education, management, and policy. This presentation will focus on the partnership between the PAC and the SickKids Pain Centre Knowledge Mobilization specialist. We will use practical…