Additional Resources

Video: Understanding pain in IBD

Learn from a nurse practitioner and expert in the field about sources or causes of pain in IBD, the impact of pain on quality of life, approaches to pain management, and advancements in pain and IBD research. 


Irinia Nistor (NP, PhD) is a Nurse Practitioner with 14 years of clinical experience in pain management and gastroenterology. Over the past 5 years, she has been a NP in inpatient Gastroenterology at Halton Healthcare.

Dr. Alan Lomax is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and a member of the gastrointestinal diseases research unit at Queen's. 

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Video: Psychological and social risk factors of pain

Watch the video below to learn more about the impact that anxiety, depression, thoughts about pain and other social actors can have on pain and quality of life in people living with Crohn's and colitis.

Speaker: Dr. Dean Tripp (C.Psych, PhD) is a recipient of research grants from Crohn's and Colitis Canada. He is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Queens University and cross appointed to Anesthesiology and Urology at Queen's. He completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University, holding several university positions before joining Queen's University in 2001.

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Video: Pain management in children and youth

Watch the video people to learn from a clinical psychologist and expert in the field about pain management strategies for children and youth living with IBD. 

Speaker: Dr Christine Chambers (PhD, RPsych) is a clinical psychologist, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Children's Pain and a Killam Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. She is based in the Centre for Pediatric Pain and her research focuses on improving the assessment and management of children's pain. For more information, visit to learn more strategies to manage pain in children with chronic diseases. 

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