Pat Morley-Forster MD, FRCPC
Affiliated with the University of Western Ontario Pain Research Group
Job Title: Associate Professor Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine (Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario)
Phone: 519-646-6000 x 65065
Dr Pat Morley-Forster is Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario in London.Current research interests are neuropathic pain and endocrine effects of opioids. Past research interests have included relief of labour pain and post-operative pain.She has published 30 peer-reviewed articles in acute/chronic pain and over 50 abstracts.Current administrative positions are Medical Director of the St. Joseph's Hospital Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic and Chair of Academic Pain Clinic Directors of Canada.
Selected Publications 2003-2007:
Morley-Forster PK, Clark AJ, Speechley M, Moulin DE. Attitudes toward opioid use for chronic pain-A Canadian Physician Survey.Pain Res Manage 2003;8:1-6
Morley-Forster PK, Singh S Angle P, Littleford J, Currin M, Halpern S. The effect of epidural needle type on post-dural puncture headache:A randomized trial. Can J Anesth 2006; 53: 572-578.
Morley-Forster PK. Prevalence of neuropathic pain and the need for treatment.Pain Res Manage Suppl 2006;11:5A-10A.
McKeough LA , Paul TL, Morley-Forster PK, Tokmakejian S, Nicholson LR, Koren G, Van Uum SHM. Increased prevalence of osteopenia in patients of a pain clinic taking chronic opioids. Int Osteoporosis Society Proceedings, Toronto 2006
Moulin DE, Morley-Forster PK, Connolly B, Guerin J, Clark AJ. Prospective study of pharmacologic management of chronic neuropathic non-ccancer pain. IASP Neuropathic Pain Congress, Berlin 2007.
Information last updated 2009-06-22.