Patricia Poulin Ph.D., C.Psych.
Patricia Poulin Ph.D., C.Psych.
Clinical, Health and Rehabilitation Psychologist
Room: Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Pain Clinic, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
Credentials and Qualifications
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical, Health and Rehabilitation Psychology, The Ottawa Hospital Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development (2009-2011)
Ph.D., University of Toronto (2009)
MA, University of Toronto (2004)
Associate Investigator, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Professor, The University of Ottawa School of Psychology with a Cross-Appointment to the Department of Anesthesiology
Academic and Clinical Interests
- Prevention, treatment and management of chronic pain as well as opioid tolerance and addiction in the setting of chronic pain;
- The role of mindfulness-based intervention in the management and treatment of chronic pain and other chronic diseases;
- The effect of mindfulness-based intervention on biomarkers of stress and immune function;
- The neural effects of mindfulness training;
- The role of trauma in the onset, maintenance or exacerbation of chronic pain
- The treatment of trauma in the context of chronic pain;
- The effects of integrative manual therapies in the treatment and management of chronic pain;
- Patient engagement in quality improvement initiatives and research
- Program development and evaluation
- Health system improvements
Honours and awards
|2009-2011||Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development, The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre|
|2009||Post-Doctoral Fellowship HIV/AIDS Priority, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Declined)|
|2009||Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Canadian Research Training Program in Hepatitis C, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Declined)|
|2005-2009||Graduate Awards, University of Toronto|
|2005-2008||Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council|
|2005-2006||Doctoral Scholarship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Declined)|
|2004-2005||Doctoral Scholarship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship|
|2003-2004||Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council|
|2003-2004||Master's Degree Scholarship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Declined)|
|2002-2003||Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award (Team), University of Toronto|
|2002-2003||Entrance Scholarship, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education|
|2002||Valedictorian, Glendon, York University|
|2001-2002||Cohen Scholarship for Academic Excellent, Glendon, York University|
|1998-2001||Continuing Student Scholarship & Dean's List, Glendon, York University|
|1999-2000||A. Kuperstein Scholarship for Studies in Social Sciences, Glendon, York University|
|1997-2001||Canada Trust Scholarship for Outstanding Community Leadership|
- Wilson, J. L. C., Poulin, P., Sikorski, R., Nathan, H. N., Taljaard, M., Smyth, C. (accepted). The opioid tolerant surgical patient: prevalence, management and outcomes. Pain Research and Management.
- Caluyong, M., Zambrana, A., Romanow, H., Nathan, H., Nahas, R., & Poulin, P. (accepted). Mindfulness in Type 2 Diabetes: Relationship to diabetes self-care, psychological distress, and quality of life. Mindfulness.
- Solomon, B. K., Wilson, K. G., Henderson, P. R., Poulin, P. A., Kowal, J., McKim, D. A. (2014). A Breathlessness Catastrophizing Scale for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.11.020.
- Hatchard, T., Lepage, C., Hutton, B., Skidmore, B., & Poulin, P. A. (2014). Comparative evaluation of mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive-behavioural therapy for the treatment and management of chronic pain disorders: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis with indirect comparisons. Systematic Review, 3, 134.