Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Renee  C B Manworren, PhD

Renee C B Manworren, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Focus of Work

Bio

My research seeks to culturally transform our sensitivity to children's pain: to better prevent, assess, treat and understand children's pain, especially for predictable pain and pain in children with communication limitations. My focus is acute, post-operative and procedural pain; risk factors for challenging to control acute pain, including genetic differences in pain sensitivity and analgesic metabolism; transition from acute to chronic pain; and predictors of adverse acute pain treatment out...[Read full text]My research seeks to culturally transform our sensitivity to children's pain: to better prevent, assess, treat and understand children's pain, especially for predictable pain and pain in children with communication limitations. My focus is acute, post-operative and procedural pain; risk factors for challenging to control acute pain, including genetic differences in pain sensitivity and analgesic metabolism; transition from acute to chronic pain; and predictors of adverse acute pain treatment outcomes, including opioid misuse. I am also the PI for an NIH Center of Excellence for Pain Education and have conducted educational research of pediatric healthcare provider and students knowledge and attitudes regarding pain since 1998. Please e-mail for permission to use my copyrighted tools free of charge.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MS: Rush University, Pediatrics (1994)
  • PhD: University of Texas, Clinical Research (2010)

Contact

Administrative office: 312-227-0084

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
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225 E Chicago Avenue
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