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Dr. John Pereira

PRESIDENT

CANADIAN PAIN SOCIETY

SOCIÉTÉ CANADIENNE DE LA DOULEUR

 

 

Thank you to so many who have placed their trust in me. I will work in your service, responsible and responsive to you.

 

Nous sommes unis par une noble cause: le soulagement de la douleur et de la souffrance humaine.

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LEADERSHIP
 
2022-2024

President

CANADIAN PAIN SOCIETY

2017-2019

President

PAIN SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

2017-present

Founding Co-Chair

ALBERTA PAIN STRATEGY

2014-2016

Physician Lead

FIBROFOCUS

The first pain program to win a Health Quality Council of Alberta  (HQCA) Patient Experience Award.

Biography & Disclosures
 

Introducing me for a speech?

"Dr. John Xavier Pereira is the President Canadian Pain Society and a member of the National Advisory Committee of Pain Canada. He previously was the President of the Pain Society of Alberta, a founding Co-Chair of the Alberta Pain Strategy, and a member of the External Advisory Panel of the Canadian Pain Task Force. He is a past Ronald Melzack Fellow of the McGill Pain Center. He has spoken on the topic of chronic pain both nationally and internationally, including at the Mayo Clinic and the Centers for Disease Control, and has personally visited 63 pain centres in the world . He represented Western Canada on the committee of physicians who wrote our country’s National Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia and now works clinically as the Medical Director of the FibroFOCUS™ program. Dr. Pereira was the physician lead of the team that won the very first Health Quality Council of Alberta Patient Experience Award in the field of pain management."

Disclosures in the past five (5) years: NONE

Accepted speaking fees directly from a pharmaceutical company: NO.
Accepted payments to serve on a pharmaceutical advisory board: NO.
Accepted payments as a consultant to a pharmaceutical company: NO.

MEDIA RELATIONS
 

Canada

Has spoken on TV (CBC, CityTV, CTV and Global), radio (CBC) and conducted interviews in print (Calgary Herald and City News).

International

Has been quoted by AAP, SBS, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, World News Australia, Yahoo NZ, WA Today, Medscape Medical News and others.

Topics

Speaks on the following topics: Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Opioids and Pain, Medical Cannabis and Pain, Nutrition and Pain, Pain in Alberta, and Pain in Canada

Please Contact
Marta Cyperling 

Media Relations Manager
UCalgary Faculty of Medicine
3280 Hospital Drive NW
7th Floor TRW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6
Click To Dial: 1-403-210-3835

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