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Contact Information

Patricia Poulin, C. Psych.
(613) 737-8899 x73897
ppoulin@ohri.ca

Funding

Current Funding

Co-Principal Applicant with N. Buckley (Nominated Principal Applicant) and 13 other co-principal applicants as well as 120 co-applicants. Chronic Pain Network. Canadian Institute for Health Research – Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Network in Chronic Diseases ($12.5 million + $12.5 million in matched funding, 2016-2021).

P. Poulin, C. Smyth, L. Ma, C. Liska, J. Kowal, X. Song, R. Segal, T. Asmis, M. Taljaard, C. Harris, H. Nathan, and R. Morash. The effects of an online mindfulness-based stress reduction program for cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial. Canadian Cancer Society ($295,144, 2016-2019).

P. Poulin, C. Smyth, H. Nathan, M. Szeto, S. Gagne, and M. Taljaard. Effects of a brief mindfulness-based intervention on post-operative pain and disability among anxious patients with chronic pain undergoing hip arthroplasty – A feasibility and acceptability pilot randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. University of Ottawa Anesthesia Research Operating Grant ($35,622, 2016-2017). 

P. Poulin, C. Smyth, H. Nathan, L. Ma, X. Song, M. Taljaard, J. Kowal, and K. Wilson. The effects of an inter-disciplinary program, including mindfulness- based stress reduction, on psychosocial function, pain perception, disability and quality of life in breast cancer survivors with chronic neuropathic pain. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant ($244,027, 2013-2016).

P. Poulin, A. Smith, C. Smyth, H. Nathan, X. Song, M. Taljaard, J. Kowal, and K. Wilson. The effects of an inter-disciplinary program, including mindfulness- based stress reduction, on psychosocial function, pain perception, disability and quality of life in breast cancer survivors with chronic neuropathic pain. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Region ($414,080, 2013-2017).

Past Funding

P. Poulin, J. Stinson, (Co-Principal Investigators), C. Smyth, J. Busse, P. Forgeron, A. Iorio, C. Laloo, M. Lynch, McCartney, C. and 15 other co-applicants. Improving chronic pain care for all Canadians: A patient engagement project to identify research priorities. Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Collaboration Grant ($15,000 + $30,000 in matched funding awarded 2015-2016).

Co-applicant with N. Buckley (Nominated Principal Applicant), Chambers, C., Hudspith, M., Gilron, I., Diatchenko, L. and 65 other co-applicants. Caring for patients with chronic pain: Connecting patient needs with research and treatment across the lifespan. Canadian Institutes of Health Research SPOR Networks in Chronic Diseases – Letter of Intent Stage ($50,000. 2015-2016).

Co-applicant with C. Liddy, E. Keely and B. King (Principal Applicants) and 15 other co-applicants. Building access to Specialist Care through eConsultation. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: Knowledge to Action ($100,000, 2015-2016).

C. Smyth and P. Poulin (Co-Principal Investigators) with 13 co-investigators and 10 collaborators. Improving Clinical Outcomes and Reducing Health Care Utilization among Familiar Faces with Chronic Pain who Frequent the ED: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Impact of a Rapid Interdisciplinary Pain Assessment Program. Physicians’ Services Incorporated ($168,000, 2014-2016).

C. Smyth, P. Poulin, H. Nathan, I. Stiell, T. Aubry and C. Liddy. Understanding High Frequency Use of the Emergency Department (ED) for Chronic Pain: Patient, ED Staff, Pain and Primary Care Physician Perspectives on Driving Factors and Cost Effective Health Care Solutions. University of Ottawa Anesthesia Research Operating Grant ($25,000, 2014-2015).

C. Smyth and P. Poulin (Co-Principal Investigators), and 18 co-investigators. Pain Connect: the “Pain” out of the Emergency Department through a Rapid Interprofessional Pain Assessment Program (RIPAP) Linked to Primary Care. The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization Innovation Award ($99,032, 2014-2016).

C. Liddy and E. Keely (Co-Principal Investigators), C. Smyth, P. Poulin, P. MacPherson, P. Giguere, K. Whitehead, L. Moore, M. Tyndall and C. Kendall. eConsultation service for Medically Complex Patients. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ($435,907, 2014-2015).

C. Smyth, H. Nathan, T. DiRenna, L. Wynne, G. Lewis, P. Poulin and G. Jarvis. Refinement of a Chronic Pain Preceptorship Program (Phase II) Connecting Family Practitioners in the Champlain LHIN with the Academic Pain Clinic (TOHPC). The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization Innovation Award and gift from Purdue Pharma to University of Ottawa for ($100,000 and $50,000, 2012-2013).

P. Poulin, C. Gerin-Lajoie, and J. Charlebois, J. Integrating mindfulness in cancer care: Research and practice. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant ($14,438, 2012-2013).

H. Nathan, I. Gilron, J. Kowal, P. Poulin, H. Lochnan, A. Sorisky, M. Taljaard, S. Van Hum and C. Smyth. The effect of an interdisciplinary program, including mindfulness-based stress reduction, on psychological function, pain, and metabolism in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Canadian Diabetes Association ($138,542, 2012-2015).

R. Nahas, and P. Poulin. Mindfulness-based stress reduction for patient with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus. University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine ($10,450, 2011-2012).

P. Poulin, C. Graves, and M. Rivington. The role of mindfulness and body awareness training in chronic pain. Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research ($5,000, 2011-2012).

P. Poulin, C. Harris, V. Jarvis, J. Kowal, H. Nathan, C. Smyth, X. Song, and K. Wilson. Coping with chronic neuropathic pain following treatment for cancer. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant ($86,000, 2009-2013; initially awarded to K. Wilson, P. Poulin became Nominated Principal Investigator in 2010).