Dr Mandy Nielsen
PhD, GDipRehabCouns, BSocWk (Hons)
Vice President, Chronic Pain AustraliaDr Mandy Nielsen is a social worker and Vice President of Chronic Pain Australia. She completed her PhD on the social context of living with chronic pain in 2009. Her interest and involvement in the chronic pain area stemmed from her own experiences following a back injury in 1995. Mandy is particularly interested in lived experience, consumer participation and health literacy. She has worked as a research academic in the areas of musculoskeletal pain and social work.