Lone Knudsen has a MSc Psych. degree from Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark and a PhD in Psychology from Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia where she worked with Professor Peter Drummond and Pain Medicine Specialist Philip Finch. Dr. Knudsen is originally from Denmark and is currently employed at the Danish National Rehabilitation Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, Aarhus, Denmark in a clinical and research position.
Dr. Knudsen has conducted research into pain and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) for more than a decade and, as such, she has also been actively involved in the teaching and dissemination of pain matters to a broad audience including international conference delegates, university students, patients and the general public. She is currently holding the position as Chair of the Scientific Committee for the CRPS Special Interest Group under the International Association for the Study of Pain and has played a major role in the organization of international symposia on CRPS. Most of her research work has been based on international collaboration between two or more research centers, and she is a current member of the International Research Consortium for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Dr. Knudsen is an active contributor to the scientific literature in the pain field, both as author and reviewer. She also serves as Co-editor of the Neuropathic Pain Section of the journal Pain Medicine.