Bart Morlion obtained M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He is an Anesthesiologist and the Director of the Leuven Centre for Algology and Pain Management at the University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Since 2006, he has been the President of the Belgian Pain Society, the Belgian Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). He represents Belgium as a Councilor in the European Federation of IASP Chapters EFIC. He steers the organizing committee of the Belgian Interuniversity Course of Algology and is an active member of several committees in international scientific societies. He serves as the Chairman of the EFIC Website Committee, Editor-in-Chief of EFIC Newsletter, Member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Pain Supplements, and Member of the IASP membership committee. Morlion teaches pain management at the KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, where he was appointed recently as a Professor. He has given more than 350 international and national invited lectures and seminars on pain management and clinical nutrition and has authored a number of primary manuscripts, reviews, books, and book sections. He is a regular reviewer for several international journals. His professional interests include all aspects of multimodal chronic pain management, analgesics, and quality management. His clinical research focuses on the pharmacological treatment of chronic pain, including addiction and organizational aspects of multidisciplinary pain management.
Biography Updated on 15 August 2012