About the Editors

Judith A. Paice, RN, PhD, FAAN, is Director of the Cancer Pain Program in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and Research Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Much of Dr. Paice's clinical work has been in the relief of pain associated with cancer and HIV disease.
 
Rae F. Bell, MD, PhD, BA Hons, is Director of the Pain Clinic at Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway, and Research Fellow at the Regional Centre of Excellence in Palliative Care, Western Norway. She was coauthor of the Norwegian Medical Society Guidelines for Pain Treatment in Norway and is an associate editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Pain.
 
Eija A. Kalso, MD, DMedSci, is the Gyllenberg Professor of Pain Medicine at the University of Helsinki and Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland. She graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1980, became a specialist in anesthesiology in 1986, was appointed Associate Professor in Anesthesiology in 1992, and received special competence in pain management in 1999.
 
Olaitan A. Soyannwo, MBBS, DA, MMed, FWACS, FICS, FAS, is Professor of Anaesthesia, University of Ibadan College of Medicine, and Consultant Anaesthetist, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Since 1996, she has spearheaded the development of pain and palliative care education and services in Nigeria.