New national knowledge mobilization initiative to improve children’s pain management launches in Halifax


April 15, 2019, Halifax––On Thursday, April 18th 2019, join us  as we launch an exciting new national knowledge mobilization initiative, Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP). Based at Dalhousie University and co-led by Children’s Healthcare Canada, SKIP seeks to bridge the gap between evidence and practice in health institutions by bringing together more than 100 partners to transform pain management for Canadian children.

What:  “Injecting Innovation into Health Care”, a live brainstorm and SKIP launch, hosted by Dalhousie pain researcher, Dr. Christine Chambers, along with Dr. David Anderson, Dalhousie University Dean of Medicine, Erica Ehm,Founder and CEO of YummyMummyClub.caEmily Gruenwoldt, President & CEO of Children’s Healthcare Canada, and Rob MacCormick, a Halifax dad with children who have faced pain challenges.

Interview opportunities with:

  • Christine Chambers, SKIP Scientific Director

  • Dr. David Anderson, Dean of Medicine, Dalhousie University

  • Erica Ehm, SKIP Partner and Founder & CEO,

  • Emily Gruenwoldt, SKIP Partner and President & CEO, Children’s Healthcare Canada

  • Dr. Allen Finley, IWK Pediatric Anesthesiologist & SKIP Hub Lead

  • Rob MacCormick, SKIP Patient Partner (parent of children with pain challenges)

  • Katherine Dib, SKIP Patient Partner (lives with chronic pain)


Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


1505 Barrington Street, Unit 100
Halifax, NS