Regina Visca

Position: 
PhD candidate - Family Medicine
Degree(s): 

B.Eng., MBA

Projects: 

Performance-Based Financing and its Impact on Improving Quality of Care for Chronic Pain

Area of expertise: 

Regina Visca is the administrative director of the McGill RUIS Centre of Expertise in Chronic Pain and is leading the development, implementation and evaluation of a hierarchical network of services from primary to tertiary level care for the management of chronic pain. She sits on various committees including the Ministry of Health to ensure that all mandates related to education, research and clinical care in chronic pain adhere to a patient-centred vision embedded in a provincial initiative. Regina started her career managing the implementation and testing of the communications system for the Canadian Patrol Frigates for the Department of National Defense and subsequently worked in various fields including business consulting, brain imaging and the development of the electronic health record for Montreal hospitals. Regina is currently a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr. Sara Ahmed. Her project focuses on ow performance-based financing can impact quality of care for chronic pain