WIP Executive Board and Section Chairs_2017-2019


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 
Muhammad H. Ather, MBBS, DA, FFARCSI, FRCA, FIPP, FFPMRCA, Chair, Board of Sections – UK 
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 – 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, DABPM, 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, BSc, BMedSc, MB, MSc, PhD, FCARSCI, FFPMCOA, 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
Chia-Shiang Sean Lin, MD, FIPP - Taiwan
Karthic Babu Natarajan, MBBS, MD, FIPP - India 
Lucian M. Macrea, MD, FIPP – Switzerland 
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 


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