Dr. C. Chan Gunn, Founder and President of iSTOP, is Clinical Professor at the University of Washington Pain Center, and an Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse Cambridge. Dr. Gunn received the Order of British Columbia (2001) and the Order of Canada (2002) for his pioneering work on the concept of pain following neuropathy, which marked a major shift in the diagnosis and treatment of pain.
In 2007 Dr Gunn was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK.
Lynn Chapmann received her Diploma in Physiotherapy in Melbourne, Australia in 1972 and Bachelor of Science (Rehab) from UBC in 1983. She was in private practice since 1978. Lynn was also an Examiner at the National Orthopedic Manual Therapy Post-Graduate Examinations, which led to a Fellowship of the Canadian Association of Manual Therapists (FCAMT). Obituary
Joanne McBrinn graduated from the Northen Ireland School of Physiotherapy. She worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in the Neurosurgical and Trauma Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. Joanne was the Senior Physiotherapist in Acute Care at Vancouver’s Saint Paul’s Hospital for seven years, during which she was also a Clinical Teacher at the University of British Columbia. She earned a Bachelor of Rehabilitative Medicine at UBC, and was certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada in 1997. Now located at UBCGunnIMS.com
Dr. Allan C.P. Lam, iSTOP’s Clinic Director, obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1979. He holds an advanced certificate in acupuncture from the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai, but since 1997 has adopted Intramuscular Stimulation as his primary method of treatment. Dr. Lam is also a popular IMS instructor. Now located at Changepain.ca
Kam Yan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 1972, and has been in private practice in Canada for over twenty years. He learned acupuncture in Hong Kong and Canada. Kam is a registered member of the BC College of Acupuncturists, and is a certified IMS practitioner at iSTOP in Vancouver. He was a guest speaker on a paper presentation to the 7th International Congress of Physiotherapy in 1974, and also presented a paper on acupuncture to the Congress of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 1989. Now located at Changepain.ca