Dr. Nancy Gyurcsik

Pain research wins award

A collaborative health research team has won an award for the most outstanding research abstract presented at the recent American Public Health Association (APHA) conference in San Diego.

Drs. Nancy Gyurcsik, Larry Brawley, Miranda Cary (all PhDs) of the College of Kinesiology,  College of Medicine adjunct professor  Dr. Susan Tupper (PhD), Dr. Danielle Brittain (PhD) from UNC and community consultant Don Ratcliffe-Smith were awarded the Steven P. Hooker Research Award. Their abstract described  a multi-phase study on increasing exercise opportunities for adults with chronic pain. Gyurcsik and Brittain also wrote about this research in The Conversation Canada.
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