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  • Prof. Sam H Ahmedzai
    Prof. Sam H Ahmedzai
    Professor Emeritus of Palliative Medicine, The University of Sheffield
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Associate Professor Claire Ashton-James, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor Claire Ashton-James, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pain Medicine, The University of Sydney
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Nadine Attal, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor Nadine Attal, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director of the Pain Center, Associate director of the U987 Inserm Research Unit, APHP and University Paris Saclay
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Edward Baker
    Edward Baker
    Lecturer, Applied Technology for Clinical Care, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP
    Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP
    Professor in Addiction Medicine with the University of St Andrews and NHS Fife Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tim Beames
    Tim Beames
    Physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sivera Berben, Ph.D., RN, FEANS
    Sivera Berben, Ph.D., RN, FEANS
    Associate professor of Emergency and Critical Health Care, Knowledge Centre of Sustainable Healthcare, School of Health Studies, HAN University of Applied Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sónia F. Bernardes
    Sónia F. Bernardes
    Associate Professor with Habilitation in Psychology, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
    Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
    Senior Consultant and Specialist in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Catherine Blake
    Prof. Catherine Blake
    Dean and Head UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katja Boersma, Ph.D.
    Katja Boersma, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychology, Örebro University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Didier Bouhassira
    Dr. Didier Bouhassira
    Director of Research, Inserm, Ambroise Pare Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chris Bridgeford
    Chris Bridgeford
    Chairman of Affa Sair Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Emma Briggs
    Dr. Emma Briggs
    Senior Lecturer, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Line Caes, Ph.D.
    Dr. Line Caes, Ph.D.
    Lecturer of Psychology, University of Stirling
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Paul Campbell, Ph.D.
    Dr. Paul Campbell, Ph.D.
    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karin Cannons
    Karin Cannons
    Consultant Nurse Pain Management, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Máire-Bríd Casey
    Dr. Máire-Bríd Casey
    Senior Physiotherapist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Suzanne Chapman (MSc, BSc, RN, NMP)
    Suzanne Chapman (MSc, BSc, RN, NMP)
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain Management. The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London. UK.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
    Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
    Associate Professor in Anaesthesia, Dept. Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.
    Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and postdoctoral research fellow FWO
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Antoon De Laat, DDS, Ph.D.
    Prof. Antoon De Laat, DDS, Ph.D.
    Dept Oral Health Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Verena del Valle Mattsson, CCLS
    Verena del Valle Mattsson, CCLS
    Certified Child Life Specialist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Bart Depreitere
    Dr. Bart Depreitere
    Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Hemakumar Devan, Ph.D.
    Dr. Hemakumar Devan, Ph.D.
    Research Fellow & Pain Management Physiotherapist, University of Otago, New Zealand
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
    Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
    Professor of Psychiatry University of Antwerp and Medical Director PC Multiversum, Boechout Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Catherine Doody
    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Owen Doody, Ph.D.
    Dr. Owen Doody, Ph.D.
    Senior Lecturer, University of Limerick, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stefan Elbers
    Stefan Elbers
    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Research Group Lifestyle & Health, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Patrick H Finan, Ph.D.
    Patrick H Finan, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
    Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
    Professor and Head of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, National University of Ireland Galway || Co-Director, Centre for Pain Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
    Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
    Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Freynhagen, DEAA
    Prof. Dr. Rainer Freynhagen, DEAA
    Chair Dept of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Pain Center Starnberger See
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Johanna Fritz, Ph.D.
    Dr. Johanna Fritz, Ph.D.
    Senior lecturer, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brona Fullen
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Martin Galligan FHEA RN, MSc, PGCLTHE
    Martin Galligan FHEA RN, MSc, PGCLTHE
    Lecturer Practitioner, The Royal Marsden School, London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
    Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
    Senior Physician and Researcher at the Division of Neurological Pain Research and Therapy, Dept Neurology, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Irmela Gnass
    Irmela Gnass
    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS
    Research Chair in Aging and Health and Professor of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring
    Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring
    Professor emerita
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Hani Hattar
    Dr. Hani Hattar
    Senior Consultant in Pain Management, specialist in pain management, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Häuser
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jasmine Hearn
    Dr. Jasmine Hearn
    Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Programme Leader for MSc Health Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sigrid Heemskerk
    Sigrid Heemskerk
    Nurse Pain Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jonathan Hill
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
    Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain
    Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain
    Ass.prof, specialist physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost
    David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost
    PhD Researcher at Imperial College London, Osteopath
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D.
    Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D.
    Research Fellow, Clinical Research Centre, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Ivan Huijnen Ph.D.
    Dr. Ivan Huijnen Ph.D.
    Senior researcher, Maastricht University and Adelante
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Kelly Ickmans, Ph.D.
    Dr. Kelly Ickmans, Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Researcher and Assistant Professor, Pain in Motion Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ulrike Kaiser
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Judith Kappesser
    Dr. Judith Kappesser
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Giessen, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kai Karos, Ph.D.
    Kai Karos, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Open Universiteit
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Edmund Keogh
    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Corelien Kloek, Ph.D.
    Corelien Kloek, Ph.D.
    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Roger Knaggs
    Dr. Roger Knaggs
    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andreas Kopf
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Assist. prof. Nevenka Krčevski Škvarč, MD, MS, Ph.D.
    Assist. prof. Nevenka Krčevski Škvarč, MD, MS, Ph.D.
    Unit for Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Miriam Kunz, Ph.D.
    Prof. Dr. Miriam Kunz, Ph.D.
    Professor of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Augsburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Natalie Lane
    Dr. Natalie Lane
    Consultant Clinical Psychologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher
    Head of the Department Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emelien Lauwerier
    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chris J Main, Ph.D., F.B.Ps.S.
    Chris J Main, Ph.D., F.B.Ps.S.
    Emeritus Professor in Clinical Psychology, Primary Care Services, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D.
    Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D.
    Assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Petra Mandysová
    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dipl.-Psych. Peter Mattenklodt
    Dipl.-Psych. Peter Mattenklodt
    Senior Psychologist, Interdisciplinary Pain Center, University Hospital Erlangen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN
    Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN
    Professor of Clinical Research and Practice, University of the West of England, & Dorothy House Hospice, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lance McCracken, Ph.D.
    Lance McCracken, Ph.D.
    Professor and Head of Division of Clinical Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Meghan McMurtry, Ph.D., C.Psych
    Dr. Meghan McMurtry, Ph.D., C.Psych
    Associate Professor, University of Guelph and Psychologist, Pediatric Chronic Pain Program, McMaster Children's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Meissner
    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Ann Meulders
    Dr. Ann Meulders
    Associate Professor Experimental Health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lorimer Moseley
    Lorimer Moseley
    Director, IIMPACT in Health, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. André Mouraux, M.D., Ph.D.
    Prof. André Mouraux, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, UCLouvain
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Samer Narouze
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler
    Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler
    Deputy Director of the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Michael Nicholas, Ph.D.
    Professor Michael Nicholas, Ph.D.
    Director, Pain Education and Pain Management Programs, Sydney Medical School (Northern) and Royal North Shore Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rubén Nieto
    Rubén Nieto
    Lecturer, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Neil O'Connell
    Dr. Neil O'Connell
    Reader in Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ms. Norma O'Keeffe
    Ms. Norma O'Keeffe
    Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Children's Pain/Rheumatology), CHI Temple Street, Dublin. Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony
    Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony
    Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Francesca Oppitz
    Dr. Francesca Oppitz
    Head of Department of Pediatric and Obstetric Anesthesiology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital (WKZ), University of Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D.
    Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D.
    Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mr. Joseph Parsons
    Mr. Joseph Parsons
    Ph.D. Candidate, University of Manchester
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Madelon Peters
    Madelon Peters
    Professor of experimental health psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE
    Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE
    Director Dieter Scheffner Center for Medical Education, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
    Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
    Head of Clinical Pharmacology Dept, Director of Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Clermont-Fd, France; Chair of Research Committee, EFIC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephanie Poulton, MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP
    Stephanie Poulton, MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP
    City & Hackney COVID Rehabilitation (CoRe) Service Lead, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Suzanne Pouwels
    Suzanne Pouwels
    Nurse consultant pain, University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Michiel Punt
    Michiel Punt
    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Deepak Ravindran
    Dr. Deepak Ravindran
    Clinical Lead Pain Medicine and Berkshire Longcovid Service
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Roland Reezigt
    Roland Reezigt
    PhD-Candidate, Lecturer and Manual Therapist, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Hanzehogeschool Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jenny Rickardsson, Ph.D.
    Dr. Jenny Rickardsson, Ph.D.
    Affiliated researcher, Karolinska Institute + Director of content production, 29k foundation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Harbinder Sandhu
    Harbinder Sandhu
    Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Arnt Schellekens
    Arnt Schellekens
    Prof in Psychiatry and Addiction, Radboud University Medical Centre, Scientific Director Nijmegen Institute for Scientist Practitioners in Addiction (NISPA)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Pat Schofield
    Professor Pat Schofield
    University of Plymouth UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Whitney Scott
    Dr. Whitney Scott
    Lecturer in Clinical Health Psychology, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
    Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
    Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. William S. Shaw, Ph.D.
    Dr. William S. Shaw, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff
    Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff
    Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Benjamin Smith
    Dr. Benjamin Smith
    AHP/HCS Clinical Academic Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton/University of Nottingham, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anne Söderlund, Ph.D.
    Anne Söderlund, Ph.D.
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA
    Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA
    Chief Medical Officer, National Spine and Pain Centers; President, World Institute of Pain
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Associate Professor Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pain Neuroscience, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Amelia Swift
    Dr. Amelia Swift
    Reader, Health Professional Education, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lissanthea Taylor
    Lissanthea Taylor
    Clinical Director, Brain Changer
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark van Tilburg, MSc.
    Mark van Tilburg, MSc.
    PhD student, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Nicola Torrance
    Dr. Nicola Torrance
    Senior Research Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedic Practice, Robert Gordon University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Zina Trost, Ph.D.
    Dr. Zina Trost, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Rianne L.M. van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N.
    Dr. Rianne L.M. van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N.
    Assistant professor Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Koen Van Boxem, MD FIPP EDPM Ph.D.
    Koen Van Boxem, MD FIPP EDPM Ph.D.
    Multidisciplinary Pain Center Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Dominique Van de Velde
    Prof. Dr. Dominique Van de Velde
    Program Director Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D.
    R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D.
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Eveline Van Looveren, MSc
    Dr. Eveline Van Looveren, MSc
    Ph.D. Researcher, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jessica Van Oosterwijck
    Dr. Jessica Van Oosterwijck
    Associate Professor, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dimitri Van Ryckeghem
    Dimitri Van Ryckeghem
    Assistant professor in health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D.
    Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D.
    PRM specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Koen Vanhonsebrouck
    Koen Vanhonsebrouck
    Chairman, BePPA (Belgian Pediatric Pain Association)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Johan W.S. Vlaeyen
    Johan W.S. Vlaeyen
    Professor of Health Psychology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kevin Vowles
    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D.
    Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D.
    German Paediatric Pain Centre, Children's and Adolescents' Hospital, Datteln, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Tim Watson
    Prof. Tim Watson
    Professor of Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Rikard K. Wicksell
    Dr. Rikard K. Wicksell
    Clinical researcher, Karolinska Institutet; Head of research, Pain Clinic, Capio St Göran Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D.
    Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D.
    Regents' Professor of Psychology, Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions at the University of New Mexico
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Chair research group Lifestyle and Health, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D.
    Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Pain Therapy and Palliative Care at the Children's Hospital Datteln, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sigridur Zoëga, Ph.D., CNS, RN
    Sigridur Zoëga, Ph.D., CNS, RN
    Associate Professor, Univeristy of Iceland; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Landspítali University Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
4-6 November, 2021 - CET

#EFICVirtualPainSummit 2021

The biggest online pain education event of the year features not only dedicated tracks for physicians, physiotherapists, nurses and psychologists but also offers interprofessional learning sessions - all of it based on the four EFIC Pain Curricula. Advance your knowledge in pain management, learn from leading experts in their field and join us for 3 days of learning and inspiration! 


Speakers
  • Prof. Sam H Ahmedzai

    Professor Emeritus of Palliative Medicine, The University of Sheffield
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Associate Professor Claire Ashton-James, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pain Medicine, The University of Sydney
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Nadine Attal, M.D., Ph.D.

    Director of the Pain Center, Associate director of the U987 Inserm Research Unit, APHP and University Paris Saclay
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Edward Baker

    Lecturer, Applied Technology for Clinical Care, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP

    Professor in Addiction Medicine with the University of St Andrews and NHS Fife Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tim Beames

    Physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sivera Berben, Ph.D., RN, FEANS

    Associate professor of Emergency and Critical Health Care, Knowledge Centre of Sustainable Healthcare, School of Health Studies, HAN University of Applied Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sónia F. Bernardes

    Associate Professor with Habilitation in Psychology, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar

    Senior Consultant and Specialist in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Catherine Blake

    Dean and Head UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katja Boersma, Ph.D.

    Professor of Psychology, Örebro University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Didier Bouhassira

    Director of Research, Inserm, Ambroise Pare Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chris Bridgeford

    Chairman of Affa Sair Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Emma Briggs

    Senior Lecturer, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Line Caes, Ph.D.

    Lecturer of Psychology, University of Stirling
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Paul Campbell, Ph.D.

    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karin Cannons

    Consultant Nurse Pain Management, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Máire-Bríd Casey

    Senior Physiotherapist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Suzanne Chapman (MSc, BSc, RN, NMP)

    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain Management. The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London. UK.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.

    Associate Professor in Anaesthesia, Dept. Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and postdoctoral research fellow FWO
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Antoon De Laat, DDS, Ph.D.

    Dept Oral Health Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Verena del Valle Mattsson, CCLS

    Certified Child Life Specialist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Bart Depreitere

    Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Hemakumar Devan, Ph.D.

    Research Fellow & Pain Management Physiotherapist, University of Otago, New Zealand
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Geert Dom

    Professor of Psychiatry University of Antwerp and Medical Director PC Multiversum, Boechout Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Catherine Doody

    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Owen Doody, Ph.D.

    Senior Lecturer, University of Limerick, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stefan Elbers

    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Research Group Lifestyle & Health, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Patrick H Finan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.

    Professor and Head of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, National University of Ireland Galway || Co-Director, Centre for Pain Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emma Fisher, Ph.D.

    Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Freynhagen, DEAA

    Chair Dept of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Pain Center Starnberger See
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Johanna Fritz, Ph.D.

    Senior lecturer, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brona Fullen

    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Martin Galligan FHEA RN, MSc, PGCLTHE

    Lecturer Practitioner, The Royal Marsden School, London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.

    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen

    Senior Physician and Researcher at the Division of Neurological Pain Research and Therapy, Dept Neurology, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Irmela Gnass

    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS

    Research Chair in Aging and Health and Professor of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring

    Professor emerita
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Hani Hattar

    Senior Consultant in Pain Management, specialist in pain management, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Häuser

    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jasmine Hearn

    Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Programme Leader for MSc Health Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sigrid Heemskerk

    Nurse Pain Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jonathan Hill

    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain

    Ass.prof, specialist physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost

    PhD Researcher at Imperial College London, Osteopath
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D.

    Research Fellow, Clinical Research Centre, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Ivan Huijnen Ph.D.

    Senior researcher, Maastricht University and Adelante
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Kelly Ickmans, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Researcher and Assistant Professor, Pain in Motion Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ulrike Kaiser

    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Judith Kappesser

    Senior Research Fellow, University of Giessen, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kai Karos, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Open Universiteit
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Edmund Keogh

    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Corelien Kloek, Ph.D.

    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Roger Knaggs

    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andreas Kopf

    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Assist. prof. Nevenka Krčevski Škvarč, MD, MS, Ph.D.

    Unit for Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Miriam Kunz, Ph.D.

    Professor of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Augsburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Natalie Lane

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher

    Head of the Department Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emelien Lauwerier

    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chris J Main, Ph.D., F.B.Ps.S.

    Emeritus Professor in Clinical Psychology, Primary Care Services, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D.

    Assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Petra Mandysová

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dipl.-Psych. Peter Mattenklodt

    Senior Psychologist, Interdisciplinary Pain Center, University Hospital Erlangen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN

    Professor of Clinical Research and Practice, University of the West of England, & Dorothy House Hospice, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lance McCracken, Ph.D.

    Professor and Head of Division of Clinical Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Meghan McMurtry, Ph.D., C.Psych

    Associate Professor, University of Guelph and Psychologist, Pediatric Chronic Pain Program, McMaster Children's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Winfried Meissner

    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Ann Meulders

    Associate Professor Experimental Health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion

    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lorimer Moseley

    Director, IIMPACT in Health, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. André Mouraux, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, UCLouvain
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Samer Narouze

    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler

    Deputy Director of the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Michael Nicholas, Ph.D.

    Director, Pain Education and Pain Management Programs, Sydney Medical School (Northern) and Royal North Shore Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rubén Nieto

    Lecturer, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Neil O'Connell

    Reader in Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ms. Norma O'Keeffe

    Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Children's Pain/Rheumatology), CHI Temple Street, Dublin. Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony

    Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Francesca Oppitz

    Head of Department of Pediatric and Obstetric Anesthesiology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital (WKZ), University of Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D.

    Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mr. Joseph Parsons

    Ph.D. Candidate, University of Manchester
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Madelon Peters

    Professor of experimental health psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE

    Director Dieter Scheffner Center for Medical Education, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm

    Head of Clinical Pharmacology Dept, Director of Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Clermont-Fd, France; Chair of Research Committee, EFIC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephanie Poulton, MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP

    City & Hackney COVID Rehabilitation (CoRe) Service Lead, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Suzanne Pouwels

    Nurse consultant pain, University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Michiel Punt

    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Deepak Ravindran

    Clinical Lead Pain Medicine and Berkshire Longcovid Service
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Roland Reezigt

    PhD-Candidate, Lecturer and Manual Therapist, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Hanzehogeschool Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jenny Rickardsson, Ph.D.

    Affiliated researcher, Karolinska Institute + Director of content production, 29k foundation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Harbinder Sandhu

    Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Arnt Schellekens

    Prof in Psychiatry and Addiction, Radboud University Medical Centre, Scientific Director Nijmegen Institute for Scientist Practitioners in Addiction (NISPA)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Professor Pat Schofield

    University of Plymouth UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Whitney Scott

    Lecturer in Clinical Health Psychology, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA

    Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. William S. Shaw, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff

    Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Benjamin Smith

    AHP/HCS Clinical Academic Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton/University of Nottingham, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anne Söderlund, Ph.D.

    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA

    Chief Medical Officer, National Spine and Pain Centers; President, World Institute of Pain
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Associate Professor Tasha Stanton

    Associate Professor of Clinical Pain Neuroscience, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Amelia Swift

    Reader, Health Professional Education, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lissanthea Taylor

    Clinical Director, Brain Changer
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark van Tilburg, MSc.

    PhD student, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Nicola Torrance

    Senior Research Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedic Practice, Robert Gordon University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Zina Trost, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Rianne L.M. van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N.

    Assistant professor Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Koen Van Boxem, MD FIPP EDPM Ph.D.

    Multidisciplinary Pain Center Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Dr. Dominique Van de Velde

    Program Director Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D.

    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Eveline Van Looveren, MSc

    Ph.D. Researcher, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Jessica Van Oosterwijck

    Associate Professor, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dimitri Van Ryckeghem

    Assistant professor in health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D.

    PRM specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Koen Vanhonsebrouck

    Chairman, BePPA (Belgian Pediatric Pain Association)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Johan W.S. Vlaeyen

    Professor of Health Psychology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kevin Vowles

    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D.

    German Paediatric Pain Centre, Children's and Adolescents' Hospital, Datteln, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Tim Watson

    Professor of Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Rikard K. Wicksell

    Clinical researcher, Karolinska Institutet; Head of research, Pain Clinic, Capio St Göran Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D.

    Regents' Professor of Psychology, Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions at the University of New Mexico
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Harriet Wittink

    Chair research group Lifestyle and Health, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D.

    Director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Pain Therapy and Palliative Care at the Children's Hospital Datteln, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sigridur Zoëga, Ph.D., CNS, RN

    Associate Professor, Univeristy of Iceland; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Landspítali University Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY

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Programme
  • 6 November, 2021 - 12:45 PM-13:45 PM CET
    Closing Session: Musculoskeletal pain in adolescents & Closing Remarks by Chairs
    Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D., Tonya Palermo, Ph.D., Brona Fullen, Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff
    Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D.
    Research Fellow, Clinical Research Centre, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
    BIOGRAPHY
    Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D.
    Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    6 November, 2021 - 12:30 PM-12:45 PM CET
    Break
  • 6 November, 2021 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET
    Cancer pain
    Assist. prof. Nevenka Krčevski Škvarč, MD, MS, Ph.D., Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA, Prof. Sam Ahmedzai
    Assist. prof. Nevenka Krčevski Škvarč, MD, MS, Ph.D.
    Unit for Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Slovenia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
    Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Sam H Ahmedzai
    Professor Emeritus of Palliative Medicine, The University of Sheffield
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET
    Leadership and advanced nursing practice
    Dr. Rianne van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N., Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler, Karin Cannons, Professor Pat Schofield
    Dr. Rianne L.M. van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N.
    Assistant professor Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler
    Deputy Director of the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice
    BIOGRAPHY
    Karin Cannons
    Consultant Nurse Pain Management, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
    Professor Pat Schofield
    University of Plymouth UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET
    Pain management for older adults: Overview and treatment approaches
    Prof. Dr. Miriam Kunz, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher, Dipl.-Psych. Peter Mattenklodt
    Prof. Dr. Miriam Kunz, Ph.D.
    Professor of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Augsburg, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher
    Head of the Department Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dipl.-Psych. Peter Mattenklodt
    Senior Psychologist, Interdisciplinary Pain Center, University Hospital Erlangen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CET
    Special populations & comorbidities
    Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D., Dr. Eveline Van Looveren, MSc, Prof. Catherine Blake
    Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D.
    Assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Eveline Van Looveren, MSc
    Ph.D. Researcher, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Catherine Blake
    Dean and Head UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    6 November, 2021 - 11:15 AM-11:30 AM CET
    Break
  • Exhibit Hall Hours
    6 November, 2021 - 10.30 AM-14.30 AM CET
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 6 November 2021 - 10:15 AM-11:15 AM CET
    Educating patients and professionals
    Sigrid Heemskerk, Mr. Joseph Parsons, Chris Bridgeford, Dr. Emma Briggs
    Sigrid Heemskerk
    Nurse Pain Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mr. Joseph Parsons
    Ph.D. Candidate, University of Manchester
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chris Bridgeford
    Chairman of Affa Sair Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Emma Briggs
    Senior Lecturer, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 10:15 AM-11:15 AM CET
    Pain assessment: Multiple methods
    Dr. Judith Kappesser, Dimitri Van Ryckeghem, Edmund Keogh, Ulrike Kaiser
    Dr. Judith Kappesser
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Giessen, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dimitri Van Ryckeghem
    Assistant professor in health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Edmund Keogh
    Deputy Director, Bath Centre for Pain Research and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 10:15 AM-11:15 AM CET
    Primer pain conditions
    Dr. Hani Hattar, Prof. Dr. Rainer Freynhagen, DEAA, Prof. Antoon De Laat, DDS, Ph.D., Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
    Dr. Hani Hattar
    Senior Consultant in Pain Management, specialist in pain management, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Rainer Freynhagen, DEAA
    Chair Dept of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Pain Center Starnberger See
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Antoon De Laat, DDS, Ph.D.
    Dept Oral Health Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
    Senior Consultant and Specialist in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 6 November, 2021 - 10:15 AM-11:15 AM CET
    Special populations
    Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D., Dr. Kelly Ickmans, Ph.D., Stephanie Poulton, MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP, Dr. Owen Doody, Ph.D.
    Dr. Anneleen Malfliet, Ph.D.
    Assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Kelly Ickmans, Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Researcher and Assistant Professor, Pain in Motion Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Stephanie Poulton, MSc BSc (Hons) MCSP
    City & Hackney COVID Rehabilitation (CoRe) Service Lead, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Owen Doody, Ph.D.
    Senior Lecturer, University of Limerick, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    6 November, 2021 - 10:00 AM-10:15 AM CET
    Break
  • 6 November, 2021 - 9:00 AM-10:00 AM CET
    Pain science education for pain management
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D., Lorimer Moseley, Jonathan Hill
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and postdoctoral research fellow FWO
    BIOGRAPHY
    Lorimer Moseley
    Director, IIMPACT in Health, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Jonathan Hill
    School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 16:45 PM-17:15 PM CET
    Application of digital technology to facilitate practice
    Brona Fullen, David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost, Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost
    PhD Researcher at Imperial College London, Osteopath
    BIOGRAPHY
    Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    5 November, 2021 - 16:30 PM-16:45 PM CET
    Break
  • 5 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
    Addiction and substance abuse in the context of chronic pain
    Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D., Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP, Kevin Vowles
    Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D.
    Regents' Professor of Psychology, Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions at the University of New Mexico
    BIOGRAPHY
    Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP
    Professor in Addiction Medicine with the University of St Andrews and NHS Fife Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry
    BIOGRAPHY
    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    5 November, 2021 - 15:15 PM-15:30 PM CET
    Break
  • 5 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Acute pain in sports
    Prof. Tim Watson, Associate Professor Tasha Stanton, Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain, Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Prof. Tim Watson
    Professor of Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
    Associate Professor Tasha Stanton
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pain Neuroscience, University of South Australia
    BIOGRAPHY
    Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain
    Ass.prof, specialist physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Chair research group Lifestyle and Health, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Clinical updates: Pain and dementia
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher, Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS, Professor Pat Schofield
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Lautenbacher
    Head of the Department Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg
    BIOGRAPHY
    Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
    Head of Clinical Pharmacology Dept, Director of Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Clermont-Fd, France; Chair of Research Committee, EFIC
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS
    Research Chair in Aging and Health and Professor of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
    BIOGRAPHY
    Professor Pat Schofield
    University of Plymouth UK
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Interventional pain management
    Koen Van Boxem, MD FIPP EDPM Ph.D., Peter Staats, MD, MBA, Samer Narouze
    Koen Van Boxem, MD FIPP EDPM Ph.D.
    Multidisciplinary Pain Center Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA
    Chief Medical Officer, National Spine and Pain Centers; President, World Institute of Pain
    BIOGRAPHY
    Samer Narouze
    Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Prevention of chronic pain: Biopsychosocial risk models, evidence and early intervention
    Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring, Dr. Paul Campbell, Ph.D., Dr. William Shaw, Ph.D.
    Dr. Paul Campbell, Ph.D.
    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. William S. Shaw, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Exhibition and Lunch Break
    5 November, 2021 - 13:00 PM-14:15 PM CET
    Exhibition and Lunch Break
  • 5 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Clinical updates: Neuropathic pain
    Professor Nadine Attal, M.D., Ph.D., Suzanne Pouwels, Dr. Nicola Torrance
    Professor Nadine Attal, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director of the Pain Center, Associate director of the U987 Inserm Research Unit, APHP and University Paris Saclay
    BIOGRAPHY
    Suzanne Pouwels
    Nurse consultant pain, University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Nicola Torrance
    Senior Research Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedic Practice, Robert Gordon University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Pain in infants, children and adolescents
    Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D., Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D., Dr. Francesca Oppitz
    Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D.
    German Paediatric Pain Centre, Children's and Adolescents' Hospital, Datteln, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Pain Therapy and Palliative Care at the Children's Hospital Datteln, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Francesca Oppitz
    Head of Department of Pediatric and Obstetric Anesthesiology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital (WKZ), University of Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Resilience factors and their role in buffering pain
    Madelon Peters, Patrick H Finan, Ph.D., Emelien Lauwerier
    Madelon Peters
    Professor of experimental health psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Patrick H Finan, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emelien Lauwerier
    Ghent University Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology Ghent Health Psychology Lab Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    eHealth in pain management
    Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D., Corelien Kloek, Ph.D., Mark van Tilburg, MSc., Michiel Punt
    Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and postdoctoral research fellow FWO
    BIOGRAPHY
    Corelien Kloek, Ph.D.
    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Mark van Tilburg, MSc.
    PhD student, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
    BIOGRAPHY
    Michiel Punt
    Senior Researcher, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    5 November, 2021 - 11:45 AM-12:00 PM CET
    Break
  • 5 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    ACT and mindfulness: Overview and application to pain
    Lance McCracken, Ph.D., Dr. Whitney Scott, Dr. Jasmine Hearn
    Lance McCracken, Ph.D.
    Professor and Head of Division of Clinical Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Whitney Scott
    Lecturer in Clinical Health Psychology, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Jasmine Hearn
    Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Programme Leader for MSc Health Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Chronic widespread pain
    Dr. Hani Hattar, Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar, Winfried Häuser
    Dr. Hani Hattar
    Senior Consultant in Pain Management, specialist in pain management, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
    Senior Consultant and Specialist in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Häuser
    Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Clinical updates: Infants, children and young people
    Verena del Valle Mattsson, CCLS, Ms. Norma O'Keeffe, Koen Vanhonsebrouck, Dr. Emma Briggs
    Verena del Valle Mattsson, CCLS
    Certified Child Life Specialist
    BIOGRAPHY
    Ms. Norma O'Keeffe
    Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Children's Pain/Rheumatology), CHI Temple Street, Dublin. Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Koen Vanhonsebrouck
    Chairman, BePPA (Belgian Pediatric Pain Association)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Emma Briggs
    Senior Lecturer, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Education and communication
    Tim Beames, Lissanthea Taylor, Chris Main, Ph.D., F.B.Ps.S., Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain
    Tim Beames
    Physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
    Lissanthea Taylor
    Clinical Director, Brain Changer
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chris J Main, Ph.D., F.B.Ps.S.
    Emeritus Professor in Clinical Psychology, Primary Care Services, Keele University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Morten Hoegh, Dr MH, Ph.D., MSc Pain
    Ass.prof, specialist physiotherapist
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    5 November, 2021 - 10:30 AM-10:45 AM CET
    Break
  • Exhibit Hall Hours
    5 November, 2021 - 10.30 AM-14.30 AM CET
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 5 November, 2021 - 9:30 AM-10:30 AM CET
    Multidisciplinary female pelvic pain management
    Dr. Natalie Lane, Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
    Dr. Natalie Lane
    Consultant Clinical Psychologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
    Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    5 November, 2021 - 9:15 AM-9:30 AM CET
    Break
  • 5 November, 2021 - 8:45 AM-9:15 AM CET
    Gut Feelings: The microbiome and pain disorders
    Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony, Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
    Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony
    Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
    Professor and Head of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, National University of Ireland Galway || Co-Director, Centre for Pain Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 5 November, 2021 - 8:15 AM-8:45 AM CET
    Bridging the gap between patients and health care providers: Communication strategies in pain management
    Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN, Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN
    Professor of Clinical Research and Practice, University of the West of England, & Dorothy House Hospice, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ethical dilemma situations in clinical practice
    4 November, 2021 - 16:45 PM-17:15 PM CET
    Ethical dilemma situations in clinical practice
    Andreas Kopf
    Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    4 November, 2021 - 16:30 PM-16:45 PM CET
    Break
  • 4 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
    Behavioural change and pain management
    Dr. Ivan Huijnen Ph.D., Anne Söderlund, Ph.D., Dr. Johanna Fritz, Ph.D., Brona Fullen
    Dr. Ivan Huijnen Ph.D.
    Senior researcher, Maastricht University and Adelante
    BIOGRAPHY
    Anne Söderlund, Ph.D.
    Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Johanna Fritz, Ph.D.
    Senior lecturer, Mälardalen University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Brona Fullen
    European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
    Clinical updates: Cancer & cancer survivors
    Martin Galligan FHEA RN, MSc, PGCLTHE, Suzanne Chapman (MSc, BSc, RN, NMP)
    Martin Galligan FHEA RN, MSc, PGCLTHE
    Lecturer Practitioner, The Royal Marsden School, London
    BIOGRAPHY
    Suzanne Chapman (MSc, BSc, RN, NMP)
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain Management. The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London. UK.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
    Emerging technologies for the management of pain
    Dr. Jenny Rickardsson, Ph.D., Rubén Nieto, Dr. Zina Trost, Ph.D.
    Dr. Jenny Rickardsson, Ph.D.
    Affiliated researcher, Karolinska Institute + Director of content production, 29k foundation
    BIOGRAPHY
    Rubén Nieto
    Lecturer, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Zina Trost, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
    Pain and problem substance use
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Arnt Schellekens, Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Arnt Schellekens
    Prof in Psychiatry and Addiction, Radboud University Medical Centre, Scientific Director Nijmegen Institute for Scientist Practitioners in Addiction (NISPA)
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
    Professor of Psychiatry University of Antwerp and Medical Director PC Multiversum, Boechout Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    4 November, 2021 - 15:15 PM-15:30 PM CET
    Break
  • 4 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Clinical updates: Postoperative pain treatment
    Dr. Rianne van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N., Sigridur Zoëga, Ph.D., CNS, RN, Winfried Meissner
    Dr. Rianne L.M. van Boekel, Ph.D., R.N.
    Assistant professor Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sigridur Zoëga, Ph.D., CNS, RN
    Associate Professor, Univeristy of Iceland; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Landspítali University Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Winfried Meissner
    Consultant and Head of Pain Unit, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Neuropathic pain
    Dr. Didier Bouhassira, Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
    Dr. Didier Bouhassira
    Director of Research, Inserm, Ambroise Pare Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
    Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
    Senior Physician and Researcher at the Division of Neurological Pain Research and Therapy, Dept Neurology, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Paediatric pain treatment: Overview and treatment approaches
    Dr. Meghan McMurtry, Ph.D., C.Psych, Dr. Line Caes, Ph.D., Dr. Rikard Wicksell
    Dr. Meghan McMurtry, Ph.D., C.Psych
    Associate Professor, University of Guelph and Psychologist, Pediatric Chronic Pain Program, McMaster Children's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Line Caes, Ph.D.
    Lecturer of Psychology, University of Stirling
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Rikard K. Wicksell
    Clinical researcher, Karolinska Institutet; Head of research, Pain Clinic, Capio St Göran Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
    Self-management and chronic pain
    Professor Michael Nicholas, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Dominique Van de Velde, Stefan Elbers, Dr. Hemakumar Devan, Ph.D.
    Professor Michael Nicholas, Ph.D.
    Director, Pain Education and Pain Management Programs, Sydney Medical School (Northern) and Royal North Shore Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Dr. Dominique Van de Velde
    Program Director Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Stefan Elbers
    Professor, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Research Group Lifestyle & Health, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Hemakumar Devan, Ph.D.
    Research Fellow & Pain Management Physiotherapist, University of Otago, New Zealand
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Industry Supported Session - Boston Scientific
    4 November, 2021 - 13:30 - 14:15 CET
    Industry Supported Session - Boston Scientific
  • Exhibition and Lunch Break
    4 November, 2021 - 13:00 PM-14:15 PM CET
    Exhibition and Lunch Break
  • 4 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Exercise and chronic pain
    Dr. Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Dr. Benjamin Smith, Catherine Doody, Dr. Máire-Bríd Casey
    Dr. Jessica Van Oosterwijck
    Associate Professor, Ghent University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Benjamin Smith
    AHP/HCS Clinical Academic Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton/University of Nottingham, UK
    BIOGRAPHY
    Catherine Doody
    Associate Professor, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Máire-Bríd Casey
    Senior Physiotherapist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00PM CET
    Fear of Pain: Concepts, evidence and application
    Johan Vlaeyen, Dr. Ann Meulders, Katja Boersma, Ph.D.
    Johan W.S. Vlaeyen
    Professor of Health Psychology
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Ann Meulders
    Associate Professor Experimental Health Psychology, Maastricht University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Katja Boersma, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychology, Örebro University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Neck and back pain
    Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D., R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D., Dr. Bart Depreitere
    Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D.
    PRM specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D.
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Bart Depreitere
    Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
    Principles of pain treatment
    Mr. Joseph Parsons, Chris Bridgeford, Petra Mandysová
    Mr. Joseph Parsons
    Ph.D. Candidate, University of Manchester
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chris Bridgeford
    Chairman of Affa Sair Trust
    BIOGRAPHY
    Petra Mandysová
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Studies Department of Nursing University Pardubice, Czech Republic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    4 November, 2021 - 11:45 AM-12:00 PM CET
    Break
  • 4 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Nursing assessment and measurement of pain
    Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler, Irmela Gnass, Edward Baker, Sivera Berben, Ph.D., RN, FEANS
    Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadja Nestler
    Deputy Director of the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice
    BIOGRAPHY
    Irmela Gnass
    Professor, Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical University, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
    Edward Baker
    Lecturer, Applied Technology for Clinical Care, King's College London
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sivera Berben, Ph.D., RN, FEANS
    Associate professor of Emergency and Critical Health Care, Knowledge Centre of Sustainable Healthcare, School of Health Studies, HAN University of Applied Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Pain models: Pain communication and application
    Kai Karos, Ph.D., Associate Professor Claire Ashton-James, Ph.D., Harbinder Sandhu
    Kai Karos, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Open Universiteit
    BIOGRAPHY
    Associate Professor Claire Ashton-James, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pain Medicine, The University of Sydney
    BIOGRAPHY
    Harbinder Sandhu
    Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Pain science and knowledge
    Roland Reezigt, Prof. André Mouraux, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Roland Reezigt
    PhD-Candidate, Lecturer and Manual Therapist, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Hanzehogeschool Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. André Mouraux, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, UCLouvain
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Harriet Wittink
    Chair research group Lifestyle and Health, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
    Pharmacotherapy of pain
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE, Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
    Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
    Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE
    Director Dieter Scheffner Center for Medical Education, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    BIOGRAPHY
    Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
    Associate Professor in Anaesthesia, Dept. Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    4 November, 2021 - 10:30 AM-10:45 AM CET
    Break
  • Exhibit Hall Hours
    4 November, 2021 - 10.30 AM-14.30 AM CET
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 4 November, 2021 - 9:30 AM-10:30 AM CET
    Interprofessional working in chronic pain: Evidence, barriers, and solutions
    Sónia Bernardes, Dr. Amelia Swift, Kevin Vowles, Ulrike Kaiser
    Sónia F. Bernardes
    Associate Professor with Habilitation in Psychology, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Amelia Swift
    Reader, Health Professional Education, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Kevin Vowles
    Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Ulrike Kaiser
    Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Break
    4 November, 2021 - 9:15 AM-9:30 AM CET
    Break
  • 4 November, 2021 - 8:45 AM-9:15 AM CET
    Long COVID and PAIN challenges
    Dr. Roger Knaggs, Dr. Deepak Ravindran, Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
    Dr. Roger Knaggs
    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BIOGRAPHY
    Dr. Deepak Ravindran
    Clinical Lead Pain Medicine and Berkshire Longcovid Service
    BIOGRAPHY
    Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
    Head of Clinical Pharmacology Dept, Director of Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Clermont-Fd, France; Chair of Research Committee, EFIC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • 4 November, 2021 - 08:15-08:45 CET
    Systematic reviews; the crisis of quality and identifying a good review
    Dr. Neil O'Connell, Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
    Dr. Neil O'Connell
    Reader in Physiotherapy
    BIOGRAPHY
    Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
    Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Topical Lecture
    • Johannes Vlaeyen, Neil O'Connell, Emma Fisher
    • 4 November, 2021 - 08:15-08:45 CET
      Systematic reviews; the crisis of quality and identifying a good review
      Dr. Neil O'Connell, Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
      Dr. Neil O'Connell
      Reader in Physiotherapy
      BIOGRAPHY
      Emma Fisher, Ph.D.
      Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Roger Knaggs, Gisèle Pickering, Deepak Ravindran
    • 4 November, 2021 - 8:45 AM-9:15 AM CET
      Long COVID and PAIN challenges
      Dr. Roger Knaggs, Dr. Deepak Ravindran, Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
      Dr. Roger Knaggs
      Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
      BIOGRAPHY
      Dr. Deepak Ravindran
      Clinical Lead Pain Medicine and Berkshire Longcovid Service
      BIOGRAPHY
      Professor Gisèle Pickering, MD, Ph.D., DPharm
      Head of Clinical Pharmacology Dept, Director of Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Clermont-Fd, France; Chair of Research Committee, EFIC
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Andreas Kopf
    • Ethical dilemma situations in clinical practice
      4 November, 2021 - 16:45 PM-17:15 PM CET
      Ethical dilemma situations in clinical practice
      Andreas Kopf
      Chair, Department of Pain Medicine, Benjamin Franklin campus, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Bart Morlion, Candy McCabe
    • 5 November, 2021 - 8:15 AM-8:45 AM CET
      Bridging the gap between patients and health care providers: Communication strategies in pain management
      Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN, Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Professor Candy McCabe, Ph.D., RGN
      Professor of Clinical Research and Practice, University of the West of England, & Dorothy House Hospice, UK
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
    • David Finn, Siobhain O'Mahony
    • 5 November, 2021 - 8:45 AM-9:15 AM CET
      Gut Feelings: The microbiome and pain disorders
      Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony, Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
      Dr. Siobhain O'Mahony
      Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. David Finn, Ph.D.
      Professor and Head of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, National University of Ireland Galway || Co-Director, Centre for Pain Research
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Brona Fullen, David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, Adam Hirsh
    • 5 November, 2021 - 16:45 PM-17:15 PM CET
      Application of digital technology to facilitate practice
      Brona Fullen, David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost, Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
      Brona Fullen
      European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
      BIOGRAPHY
      David Hohenschurz-Schmidt, M.Sc M.Ost
      PhD Researcher at Imperial College London, Osteopath
      BIOGRAPHY
      Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.
      Associate Professor, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
      BIOGRAPHY
  • Interprofessional learning session
    • Sónia Bernardes, Ulrike Kaiser, Kevin Vowles, Amelia Swift
    • 4 November, 2021 - 9:30 AM-10:30 AM CET
      Interprofessional working in chronic pain: Evidence, barriers, and solutions
      Sónia Bernardes, Dr. Amelia Swift, Kevin Vowles, Ulrike Kaiser
      Sónia F. Bernardes
      Associate Professor with Habilitation in Psychology, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
      BIOGRAPHY
      Dr. Amelia Swift
      Reader, Health Professional Education, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
      BIOGRAPHY
      Kevin Vowles
      Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
      BIOGRAPHY
      Ulrike Kaiser
      Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Manohar Sharma, Shaireen Aleem, Natalie Lane, Rajiv Chawla
    • 5 November, 2021 - 9:30 AM-10:30 AM CET
      Multidisciplinary female pelvic pain management
      Dr. Natalie Lane, Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
      Dr. Natalie Lane
      Consultant Clinical Psychologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
      BIOGRAPHY
      Dr. Manohar Sharma M.D. FRCA FFPMRCA
      Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Kevin Vowles, Katie Witkiewitz, Alexander Baldacchino
    • 5 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
      Addiction and substance abuse in the context of chronic pain
      Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D., Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP, Kevin Vowles
      Dr. Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D.
      Regents' Professor of Psychology, Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions at the University of New Mexico
      BIOGRAPHY
      Professor Dr. Alexander Baldacchino, Ph.D., FRCPsych, FRCP
      Professor in Addiction Medicine with the University of St Andrews and NHS Fife Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry
      BIOGRAPHY
      Kevin Vowles
      Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Jonathan Hill, Lorimer Moseley, Bart Morlion, An De Groef
    • 6 November, 2021 - 9:00 AM-10:00 AM CET
      Pain science education for pain management
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D., Lorimer Moseley, Jonathan Hill
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. An De Groef, Ph.D.
      Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and postdoctoral research fellow FWO
      BIOGRAPHY
      Lorimer Moseley
      Director, IIMPACT in Health, University of South Australia
      BIOGRAPHY
      Jonathan Hill
      School of Primary, Community and Social Care Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis, Keele University, United Kingdom
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Michael Rathleff, Sinead Holden, Tonya Palermo
    • 6 November, 2021 - 12:45 PM-13:45 PM CET
      Closing Session: Musculoskeletal pain in adolescents & Closing Remarks by Chairs
      Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D., Tonya Palermo, Ph.D., Brona Fullen, Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Prof. Michael Skovdal Rathleff
      Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
      BIOGRAPHY
      Dr Sinéad Holden, Ph.D.
      Research Fellow, Clinical Research Centre, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
      BIOGRAPHY
      Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D.
      Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
      BIOGRAPHY
      Brona Fullen
      European Pain Federation EFIC President - Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
  • Pain Medicine educational session
    • Harm Peters, Flaminia Coluzzi, Bart Morlion
    • 4 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
      Pharmacotherapy of pain
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE, Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Harm Peters, MD., MHPE
      Director Dieter Scheffner Center for Medical Education, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Flaminia Coluzzi, M.D.
      Associate Professor in Anaesthesia, Dept. Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Peter Vanwambeke, Rianne van der Heijden, Bart Depreitere
    • 4 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
      Neck and back pain
      Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D., R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D., Dr. Bart Depreitere
      Dr. Peter Van Wambeke, M.D.
      PRM specialist, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
      R.A. van der Heijden, MD, Ph.D.
      Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
      BIOGRAPHY
      Dr. Bart Depreitere
      Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Didier Bouhassira, Luis García-Larrea, Janne Gierthmuhlen
    • 4 November, 2021 - 14:15 PM-15:15 PM CET
      Neuropathic pain
      Dr. Didier Bouhassira, Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
      Dr. Didier Bouhassira
      Director of Research, Inserm, Ambroise Pare Hospital
      BIOGRAPHY
      Luis Garcia-Larrea, MD, Ph.D.
      Director of Research, INSERM - National Agency for Medical Research, France
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Dr. Janne Gierthmühlen
      Senior Physician and Researcher at the Division of Neurological Pain Research and Therapy, Dept Neurology, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Geert Dom, Arnt Schellekens, Bart Morlion
    • 4 November, 2021 - 15:30 PM-16:30 PM CET
      Pain and problem substance use
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion, Arnt Schellekens, Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
      Prof. Dr. Bart Morlion
      Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology, University of Leuven, Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
      Arnt Schellekens
      Prof in Psychiatry and Addiction, Radboud University Medical Centre, Scientific Director Nijmegen Institute for Scientist Practitioners in Addiction (NISPA)
      BIOGRAPHY
      Prof. Dr. Geert Dom
      Professor of Psychiatry University of Antwerp and Medical Director PC Multiversum, Boechout Belgium
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar, Winfried Häuser, Hani Hattar
    • 5 November, 2021 - 10:45 AM-11:45 AM CET
      Chronic widespread pain
      Dr. Hani Hattar, Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar, Winfried Häuser
      Dr. Hani Hattar
      Senior Consultant in Pain Management, specialist in pain management, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
      BIOGRAPHY
      Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar
      Senior Consultant and Specialist in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm
      BIOGRAPHY
      Winfried Häuser
      Adjunct Professor, Department Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany Senior Physician, Department Internal Medicine, Germany
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Boris Zernikow, Julia Wager, Francesca Oppitz
    • 5 November, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM CET
      Pain in infants, children and adolescents
      Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D., Prof. Boris Zernikow, MD, Ph.D., Dr. Francesca Oppitz
      Dr. Julia Wager, Ph.D.
      German Paediatric Pain Centre, Children's and Adolescents' Hospital, Datteln, Germany
      BIOGRAPHY