Andrea Furlan is a physician trained in Brazil. She is specialist in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, or Physiatry. She obtained a PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Currently she is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at University of Toronto, Senior Scientist at KITE, Toronto Rehab, UHN and Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health. She is chair of ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship and Co-chair of ECHO Occupational and Environmental Medicine a pilot project funded by WSIB. She is a physician in the pain clinic at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, which is part of the Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute (TAPMI).