About the Pain

Society of Alberta

The Pain Society of Alberta is a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals who share a common interest in and commitment to the study, treatment and management of pain.  Our mission encompasses the provision of education, resources and support for healthcare providers in an effort to improve patient care delivery and outcomes for people struggling with persistent pain.  

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Board of Directors

Our Board and Conference Planning Committee is made up of innovative and experienced people

who strive to uphold and maintain the integrity of the Pain Society of Alberta as dedicated volunteers.

President

Dr. Rob Tanguay
MD FRCPC CISAM CCSAM

President Elect

Dr. Elisabeth Saxton

R.Psych

Patient Representative

Pamela Pyle

Secretary General

Christelle Zacharki 
BSc BSP CDE

Treasurer

Dr. Flo Slomp
MSc PhD

Chief Liaison Officer

Dr. Ann Crabtree
BSc BEd MD

Past President

Dr. John Pereira ​
​MD CM CCFP CIME CEDIR VI

President-Elect, Canadian Pain Society

Director

Penny Barnes
RN BN

Director

Dr. Werner Becker
MD FRCPC

Director

Dr. Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Turcotte
BSc (Hons) MD FRCPC

Director

Erica DeNeve
RMT

Director

Dr. Ivonne Hernandez

DDS, MSc, DAOP, CIME

Director

Keith King
RN BScN MPH CPSO

Conference Planning Commitee

Conference

Committee Chair

Christelle Zacharki

BSc BSP CDE

Conference

Committee Co-Chair

Janice Rae

RN MN

Alexandra Chisholm 
BSc.PT PgCPain FCFCH-AB

Bonnie Klassen
BSc (OT) MSc

Stuart Miller
BSc PT 

Dr. Dino Smiljic
MD CCFP

Dr. Arlene Devrome

R. Psych

Program Administrator

Sylvia Vespa

CMP

The Pain Society

of Alberta

Contact Us

Email: Team@painab.ca
Tel: 780-457-5225
PO Box 71042 Silver Springs
198-8060 Silver Springs Blvd NW

Calgary, AB

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The Pain Society of Alberta does not provide any medical advice.  If you are seeking medical support, please contact your family physician.