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Mentor of the Month – Dr. Andrea Furlan

Dr. Andrea Furlan is a physician and Senior Scientist at the Kite Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute at the University Health Network (UHN). We asked Dr. Furlan a few questions about her career.

Non-pharmacological Skill-Based Invention as an Alternative to Reduce Opioid Use in Chronic Pain

Opioids are often used to treat non-malignant pain. However, it has been suggested that opioids are not any more effective than non-opioid treatments and could potentially be harmful in the short- and long-term.