Dr Saurab Sharma

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Dr Saurab Sharma is a postdoctoral research fellow at NeuRA. His postdoctoral fellowship is partly supported by International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) John J. Bonica Fellowship. His PhD focused on improving pain research, assessment, and management in Nepal which was rated as a thesis of exceptional quality (2020). Prior to commencing his PhD in 2017, Saurab worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and lecturer in Nepal for a decade. During this time, he successfully supervised nine Bachelor of Physiotherapy honour’s theses at Kathmandu University.

His current research includes developing global strategies for improving musculoskeletal health and developing and testing assessment methods and interventions for pain. He is specifically interested in musculoskeletal pain (e.g., back pain, osteoarthritis), other chronic pain conditions (e.g., complex regional pain syndrome), and cross-cultural pain management. He is also interested in improving evidence-based practice, patient-centred care, and shared decision making in healthcare. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers. Follow Saurab’s work on Google Scholar.

He is currently an associate editor for BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. He frequently reviews papers for several prestigious pain, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation journals; and international conferences such as the World Physiotherapy Congress and the World Pain Congress.

He is one of the Commissioners for the Lancet Commission on Osteoarthritis. He is also a founding member of Global Alliance for Pain Patient Advocates (GAPPA) of the IASP and an active member of Pain, Mind, and Movement special interest group of the IASP.

Projects Dr Saurab Sharma is currently involved with

CURRENT PROJECTS

MEMOIR – a clinical trial for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

To learn more about MEMOIR please visit our new website memoir.neura.edu.au

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MEMOIR – a clinical trial for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

IASP UPDATES THE DEFINITION OF PAIN (AUG 2020)

HOW TO EXCEL IN PHD: EXPERT ADVICE (JUL 2020)

PAIN CARE IN LOW AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES, HEALING PAIN PODCAST (MAR 2020)

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH PAIN RESEARCH? A STORY FROM NEPAL (MAR 2018)

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