Dr. Dwight Moulin reappointed to the position of Earl Russel Chair in Pain Management
Dr. Dwight Moulin has been reappointed to the position of Earl Russel Chair in Pain Management, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University until September 30, 2020.
Dr. Moulin completed his medical degree at Western University in 1973, and completed a two-year Fellowship in Pain and Neuro-Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York City in 1985. He became Assistant Professor in 1985 in the Departments of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Medicine, and Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Dr. Moulin became an Associate Professor in 1992, and Professor in 2004.
During the past 10 years, Dr. Moulin’s research has been focused on neuropathic pain. His current research projects include the treatment of chronic pain with intravenous lidocaine, and the long-term outcome of the management of neuropathic pain. In collaboration with seven centres across Canada, he leads the Neuropathic Pain Database (NePDAT) study which investigates the long-term outcome of the management of chronic neuropathic pain using standard pharmacologic guidelines. This has resulted in several publications in the pain literature over the past year.
In 2014, Dr. Moulin was lead author of revised Canadian guidelines for pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain, and co-edited a book on “Neuropathic Pain – Causes, Management and Understanding” in 2013. He is also co-investigator on four CIHR-sponsored studies.
Dr. Moulin has received numerous teaching awards including Excellence in Undergraduate Medical Education from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry (2002 – 2005, and 2009 – 2010). He also received the Distinguished Career Award from the Canadian Pain Society in 2012.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Moulin on his re-appointment.
Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry