Board & Organizers

Executive Board

Craig T. Hartrick, MD, FIPP, President – USA
Giustino Varrassi, MD, PhD, FIPP, President-elect – Italy
Kris C. P. Vissers, MD, PhD, FIPP, Immediate Past President – The Netherlands
Athina Vadalouca, MD, PhD, FIPP, Honorary Secretary – Greece
Jan Van Zundert, MD, PhD, FIPP, Chair, Honorary Treasurer – Belgium
Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA, FIPP, Chair, Board of Examination – USA
Fabricio Dias Assis, MD, FIPP, Chair Board of Sections – Brazil
Richard L. Rauck, MD FIPP, Past President and Chair Advisory Board – USA
Serdar Erdine, MD, FIPP, Founder and Past President – Turkey
Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP, Founder and Past President – USA
Ricardo Ruiz-López, MD, FIPP, Founder and Past President – Spain
Bert Joosten, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, PAIN Practice – The Netherlands
Dianne L. Willard, Executive Officer – USA

Section Chairs

Mert Akbas, MD, FIPP – Turkey
Javier de Andres Ares, MD, FIPP – Iberian
Meir Bennun, MD, FIPP – Israel
Honorio T. Benzon, MD, FIPP – USA
Alan Berkman, MBChB, DA(SA), FRCPC, FIPP, CIPS – Canada
Arun Bhaskar, MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FFICM, FIPP – UK
Peter G. Courtney, MBBS, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, MMed(Pain), DipAAPM, FIPP – Australia
Pasquale De Negri, MD, FIPP – Italy
Pauline Du Plessis, MD, FRCA, FIPP – Africa
Mohieddin Fasihi-Harandi, MD, FIPP – Iran
Juan Carlos Flores, MD, FIPP – Latin America
Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, FIPP – Central-Eastern Europe
Carlos Guerrero, MD, FIPP – Colombia
Dominic Hegarty, MD, FIPP – Ireland
Kok-Yuen Ho, MD, FIPP – SE Asia
Frank J.P.M. Huygen, MD, PhD, FIPP – Benelux
Magdi Ramzi Iskander, MD, FFARCS, FIPP – Middle East
Irene K. Kouroukli, MD, PhD, FIPP – Mediterranean
Sang Chul Lee, MD, PhD, FIPP – South Korea
Lucian M. Macrea, MD, FIPP – Switzerland
Karthic Babu Natarajan, MD, DNB, FIPP  – India
Muralitharan Perumal, MD, FIPP – Malaysia
Edit Racz, MD, FIPP – Hungary
José R. Rodríguez Hernández, MD, FIPP – Puerto Rico
Lucio Cesar Hott Silva, MD, FIPP – Brazil
Yu Chuan Tsai, MD, FIPP – Taiwan

Board of Examination

Chair

Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA, FIPP

Liaison to WIP

Kris Vissers, MD, PhD, FIPP

Registrar

Monique Steegers, MD, PhD, FIPP

Vice-Chair for CIPS

Michael Gofeld, MD, FIPP, CIPS

Vice-Chair for Training & Certification

Eric Wilson, Mb, BCh, FIPP

Directors

Nicholas Chua Hai Liang, MD, FIPP
Chris Gilligan, MD MBA FIPP
Philippe Mavrocordatos, MD FIPP
Milan Stojanovic, MD, FIPP

Psychometrician
Lynn C. Webb, EdD

Congress Organizers

Program Director

Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP

Co-Directors

Miles Day, MD, FIPP
Adnan Al-Kaisy, MB, ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FIPP
Aaron Calodney, MD, FIPP
Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, MD, FIPP
Peter Staats, MD, FIPP
Agnes Stogicza, MD, FIPP, CIPS
Andrea Trescot, MD, FIPP, CIPS

Local Arrangement Committee

Edit Racz, MD, FIPP
Agnes Stogicza, MD, FIPP, CIPS
Lorand Eross, MD, PhD, FIPP

Scientific Planning Committee

Adnan Al-Kaisy, MB, ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FIPP
Fabricio Dias Assis, MD, FIPP
Aaron Calodney,
MD, FIPP, DABIPP
Miles Day,
 MD, FIPP, DABA
Carl Noe, MD, FIPP
Raja Reddy, MD, FIPP, CIPS
Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, MD, FIPP
Peter Staats, MD, MBA, FIPP
Agnes Stogicza, MD, FIPP, CIPS

Laboratory Committee

Miles Day, MD, FIPP
Kenneth B. Chapman, MD, FIPP
Vikram B. Patel, MD, FIPP

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