Dr. Kenneth Craig appointed into the Order of Canada

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kenneth Craig, who was appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada.

On July 1, 2015, his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced the new appointments to the Order of Canada in recognition of “outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.” A world-renowned pain expert, Dr. Craig’s research focuses upon pain assessment and management, socialization of individual differences in pain experience and expression, social parameters of care delivery and pain in infants, children and people with communication limitations.

From: The University of British Columbia website

 

Prof. Kenneth Craig

Prof. Kenneth Craig’s research focuses upon pain assessment, nonverbal communication, socialization of individual differences in pain experience and expression, social parameters of care delivery and pain in infants, children and people with communication limitations. This is published in better than 200 articles in scholarly journals, volumes and books. His current research is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the U.S. National Institutes of Health. At the University of British Columbia, he has served as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology. He presently the Chair of the UBC Behavioural Research Ethics Board. His Honours have included The Canada Council I. W. Killam Research Fellowship, a research career award as a CIHR Senior Investigator, the Canadian Pain Society Distinguished Career Award, the Canadian Psychological Association Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as well as Science and the American Pain Society Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief. He has served as President of the Canadian Pain Society and the Canadian Psychological Association. At present, he is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the UBC Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. He is Editor-in-Chief of Pain Research & Management, the journal of the Canadian Pain Society.

Website: Dr. Kenneth Craig

Book Project: Can pain and suffering be measured?

{Co-writing with Sascha Benjamin Fink }