It Doesn't Have to Hurt

FAQ

Explore our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to your most common inquiries!

Parents

How can I become involved in your work?

We are always interested in hearing from parents and patients who are interested in our work. Please email Dr. Chambers and introduce yourself. You can also share your story through our website.

How can I participate in a research study?

Check out our work and see if there are any opportunities available or contact us by email and we’ll let you know what studies are currently ongoing.

I'm interested in evidence-based information on managing my child's pain.

Check out all of our resources. You can sort by type of resource and by topic of interest to help narrow it down.

You can also learn more about managing children’s pain through our #ItDoesntHaveToHurt social media campaign.

Health Professionals

How can I become involved in your work?

We are always interested in hearing from health professionals who are interested in our work. Please email Dr. Chambers and introduce yourself.

What can I do to make needles less painful for children?

Check out all of our resources. You can sort by type of resource and by topic of interest to help narrow it down.

Researchers

How can I become involved in your research?

We love to hear from anyone interested in becoming involved in our research. There are opportunities available for parents and families, students at all levels and across disciplines, researchers, and organizations. Contact Dr. Christine Chambers by email and introduce yourself to learn more.

Are there any post-doctoral fellowship positions available in your lab?

Dr. Chambers supervises post-doctoral fellows from around the world. Contact her by email to discuss research opportunities and share your areas of interest.

Are you accepting new graduate students?

Dr. Chambers primarily supervises doctoral students through the Clinical Psychology program in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Students in other programs and departments at Dalhousie University may be eligible as well.

Do you supervise Honours students?

Dr. Chambers primarily supervises undergraduates through the Honours program in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Students in other programs at Dalhousie University may be eligible as well.

Do you have volunteer positions available?

Volunteers are a very important part of our research team. If your interested in learning more contact us by email, introduce yourself, and let us know why you’re interested in volunteering your time in our lab.

I'm interested in the cold pressor task, where can I find out more?

IWK Health Centre
Centre for Pediatric Pain Research
Dalhousie University