Christina Spellman, Ph.D.

Christina Spellman is Executive Director of The Mayday Fund, a private foundation in New York City. Created in 1992, Mayday is a small family foundation, active in the United States and Canada and dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree and consequence of human physical pain. Dr. Spellman is responsible for overseeing the program of charitable giving on behalf of the Trustees of the Fund, as well as for the day-to-day administration of the Fund.

While at Mayday, Dr. Spellman has become familiar with various disciplines in medicine that address pain and its relief and represents the Fund at professional meetings. The Mayday Fund maintains an interest in creating resources that are useful to clinicians and institutions as they advance the better care of pain.

Dr. Spellman holds a PhD in Sociology and prior to joining Mayday taught at New York University.