Virginia McIntyre, BA, MRT (R) (MR)
People in Pain Network (Canada)
President of the People In Pain Network (PIPN) and lead with the Atlantic PIPN support groups. Developed persistent pain in 2009 after a shoulder surgery.
Holds a BA in community studies, a diploma in Radiological and Magnetic Resonance Imaging and completed courses in leadership development.
Works extensively as lived experience partner with research projects and is a proud member with the Atlantic Mentorship Network: Pain and Addictions Advisory committee, and the Canadian Pain Society Communication committee.
Public presenter focusing on living with pain, peer support and pain related topics. Has extensive experience nationally and locally advocating for those living with pain.