Jill Chorney (Alumni) - Dalhousie University
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Dr. Jill MacLaren Chorney is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Dalhousie University and a Clinical Psychologist with the Complex Pain Team at the IWK Health Centre. Dr. Chorney’s research interests are in the areas of perioperative care, communication between healthcare providers and patients (including shared decision making) and psychosocial influences on children’s acute and chronic pain. Dr. Chorney’s research projects are interdisciplinary in nature and she has ongoing collaborations with anesthesiologists, surgeons, nurses, child life specialists, healthcare administrators, and private industry partners. She has received operating or equipment funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the United States National Institutes of Health, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, and the IWK Health Centre. Dr. Chorney is also a clinician and provides psychological assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with chronic pain and their families as part of the IWK Complex Pain Team.