Dr Allen Finlley
Dr. Allen Finley is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist who has worked for more than 25 years in pain research and management. He is Professor of Anesthesia and Psychology at Dalhousie University, and holds the inaugural Dr. Stewart Wenning Chair in Pediatric Pain Management at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. He has published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals (http://tinyurl.com/gaf-cits) and has lectured widely, with 288 invited presentations on six continents. He started the PEDIATRIC-PAIN e-mail discussion list in 1993, bringing together pain researchers and clinicians from over 40 countries. His own research and educational projects have taken him to Jordan, Thailand, China, Brazil, and elsewhere. His main interest is pain service development and advocacy for improved pain care for children around the world, and he is Board Chair of the ChildKind International Initiative (http://childkindinternational.org). In 2016 he was elected to the Executive of the International Association for the Study of Pain as Treasurer. He is looking forward to being part of the promotion of pain science and pain care around the world. The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research website is at http://pediatric-pain.ca.