Professional Education and Publications

Dr Simpson is an experienced public speaker; over the past 35 years she has presented at more than 30 international and 100 national scientific meetings. She has lectured and given seminars/webinars to medical and legal audiences on aspects of pain management and medico-legal practice.  She is available for educational events by arrangement. Examples of her lectures in Powerpoint can be downloaded here:  [lecture1]  In Word and [lecture 2] in Powerpoint Dr Simpson was a member of the European Open Minds Pain group that conducted research into the prevalence and impact of chronic pain in Europe that resulted in important publications and changes in practice e.g. Download European Pain Survey here in PDF Dr Simpson is Co-Director of the Annual Leeds Pain Cadaver Workshop that was established more than 10 years ago.  This is hands-on instruction for pain physicians in interventional pain management techniques that attracts experienced doctors from the UK and internationally. This course established Leeds as a national centre for training in spinal and other pain interventions. Details of the course can be downloaded here Dr Simpson has published several textbooks and many book chapters, scientific papers, editorials and reviews (more than 130 publications).  In 2015 she and her co-authors won the British Medical Association book of the year prize:  ML Sharma, S Gupta, M Bennett and KH Simpson Oxford Handbook of Complex Cancer Pain Management; Oxford University Press (2014). Examples of text books can be seen below Other useful links are: Faculty of Pain Medicine UK www.rcoa.ac.uk/faculty-of-pain-medicine British Pain Society  www.britishpainsociety.org International Association for the Study of Pain              www.iasp-pain.org  International Neuromodulation Society www.neuromodulation.com/
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