Dr. Kudrina MD (Kazakhstan), MD CM (McGill), CCFP, MSc (c) is a junior clinician-scientist with clinical and research interests in chronic pain and narcotic analgesics. Dr. Kudrina is a graduate of the Almaty State Medical Institute (1997, general surgery internship), she is also a graduate of McGill Medical School (2012). She did her post-graduate training at McGill: family medicine residency (Herzl), added competency year (2015) Clinician Scholar Program, then continued as a post-doctoral fellow graduating from Alan Edwards Clinical Research in Pain fellowship (2016), and North American Primary Care Research Group fellowship (2019). She is presently finishing her Master’s of Science degree (2021) at McGill. Dr. Kudrina’s research is supported by the LE-250 (MSSS/FMOQ, chercheur-aspirant, 2016-2020). Dr. Kudrina is a full-time Assistant Professor at the McGill Department of Family Medicine (since 2016) and an Associate Member of the McGill Anesthesia Department. Her main work has been focused on chronic pain, access to services and transitions in care for young patients suffering from pain, pathophysiology and clinical chronic toxicity of opioids and cannabinoids.
Her special clinical interests are in chronic pain and addiction, she serves as a consulting physician for the CIUSSS Centre Ouest UPI douleur chronique and sits on the College of Family Physicians of Canada chronic pain committee.