Choinière, Manon

BSc, M.A., PhD

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Department of anesthesiology, University of Montreal

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Other affiliations

Accreditated member
Department of pharmacology, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal

Accreditated member
School of rehabilitation, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal


Chronic pain, pain assessment and management, pharmacotherapy, opioids, pain self-management, psychological well-being, quality of life, evaluative, epidemiological and clinical research; patient-oriented research; administrative data banks; patient registry; knowledge transfer and application.

Research interests

Development and implementation of a Canadian registry of adult patients who suffer from chronic non cancer pain (CNCP); Repertoire and challenges in accessing multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities in Canada.  Trajectories of people who suffer from CNCP across the health care continuum in the province of Quebec.
Predictors of the efficacy of long-term use of opioids; opioid misuse/abuse in patients who suffer from CNCP (doctor shopping, adverse effects). Impact of the opioid crisis in CNCP people. Impact of the opioid crisis on clinical practices regarding opioid prescriptions and associated adverse effects.

Biopsychosocial profile of patients who suffer from trapeziometacarpal arthrosis (TMA) and use of health care resources; systematic reviews of the efficacy of TMA conservative and surgical treatments.

Diagnosis and treatment of knee arthrosis – clinical and economic impacts. 


Publications indexed on PubMed


Impacts de la pandémie COVID-19 chez les personnes qui vivent avec de la douleur chronique au Canada

Chronic pain and COVID-19: take part in a Canada-wide survey conducted by the CRCHUM