Painaustralia’s founding board member recognised at International Neuromodulation Congress
One of the founding board members of Painaustralia, Prof. Michael Cousins was honoured with an award recognising him as a Giant in the field of Neuromodulation at the International Neuromodulation Congress in Sydney on Wednesday 29 May. The award recognises experts for lifetime contributions in science, publication, teaching and education.
Michael, a world-leading pain medicine specialist, has spearheaded pain management education, research and clinical practice in Australia. He was the founding Director of the Pain Management Research Institute (University of Sydney/Royal North Shore Hospital). Michael was also Chair of the National Pain Summit (Canberra, 2010) and the International Pain Summit (Montreal, 2010).
He called for chronic pain to be considered a disease in its own right and has led seminal research in intrathecal therapy through work in neuromodulation that spans four decades.
Painaustralia congratulates Prof. Cousins on this well-deserved recognition and award.