Dr. Patrick McGrath OC, PhD, FRSCa clinical psychologist, is Vice President Research, Innovation and Knowledge Translation for the IWK Health Centre and the Nova Scotia Health Authority and Canada Research Chair and Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry at Dalhousie University. His research on pain in child health has spanned a wide range of studies on measurement and psychosocial interventions in many different types of pain in infants, children and youth. He is a coeditor of the textbook, Pain in Neonates and Infants. His research has been recognized by being made an Officer of the Order of Canada and numerous other awards. He has published over 280 journal articles, 140 editorials, abstracts and comments, 55 book chapters and 14 books.