Patrick McGrath

Psychologist, Person

1952 –


Who is Patrick McGrath?

Patrick J. McGrath, OC, FRSC is a Canadian psychologist. He is professor of psychology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and at the IWK Health Centre where he co-directs the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research and is director of the Centre for Family Health Research. He has published extensively in the area of pediatric pain. He also has extensive research on delivery of psychological care at a distance.

He was on the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 7 years and is Integrated Vice President Research and Innovation at the IWK Health Centre and Capital District Health Authority.

Awards and Honours: 1972-73 R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship, Queen's University 1973-74 Canada Council, Doctoral Fellowship 1982-89 Career Scientist Award, Ontario Ministry of Health 1988 Fellow, Canadian Psychological Association 1988 Book of the Year Award, awarded by the American Journal of Nursing for Pain in Children and Adolescents. 1993-1998 Bristol-Myers Squibb Unrestricted Research Award and Grant Holder 1995 Canadian Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contribution to Canadian Psychology as a Profession 1995 Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, Humanities and Social Sciences. 1995 Co-author of paper winning the Best Paper of the International Meeting on Pediatric Pain, Atlanta 1997 Co-author of paper winning the Best Paper of the meeting at the American Association for the Study of Headache, New York 1998-2003 Distinguished Scientist Award, Medical Research Council of Canada

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on July 23, 2013


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