experts are available to comment on pain in conjunction with Pain Week. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at.
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith , School of Pharmacy
Nerve pain and novel painkillers in development worldwide.
Contact: maree.smith [at] uq.edu (p) au , +61 415 401 301.
Dr Melissa Day, School of Psychology
Chronic pain, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioural therapy, non-pharmacological pain management and the emotional, social and behavioural impact of pain.
Contact: m.day [at] uq.edu (p) au , +61 7 3365 6421.
Dr Andrew Claus , School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Understanding pain and interpreting what to do about it.
Contact: a.claus1 [at] uq.edu (p) au , +61 423 394 003.
Dr Michelle Smith , School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Contact: m.smith5 [at] uq.edu (p) au , +61 7 3365 4660.
Dr Nicole Andrews and Associate Professor Venerina Johnston , RECOVER Injury Research Centre
Chronic pain resulting following a road traffic accident and how to improve return to work rates in this population.
Contact: n.andrews [at] uq.edu (p) au , +61 7 3346 4826