Bart MorlionMD, PhD
Bart Morlion trained as an anesthesiologist, but for the past 20 years has worked full time in pain medicine. He is the director of the Leuven Centre for Algology & Pain Management at the University Hospitals of Leuven and Professor at the University of Leuven, where he teaches pain management and pharmacology at the medical school.
He is a member of the European Pain Federation EFIC’s executive board and currently holds the position of President-Elect, to take office in September 2017. From 2006 – 2012 he was President of the Belgian Pain Society (Belgian Chapter of the IASP) and represented Belgium as a counselor in the European Pain Federation EFIC (2006-2013). He is the program director of the Belgian Interuniversity Postgraduate Studies in Algology and is also an active member of several committees in international scientific societies (EFIC and IASP).
Bart Morlion is currently deputy editor of the European Journal of Pain and author of numerous publications on the management of pain. His professional interests include all aspects of multimodal chronic pain management, cancer pain management, pharmacotherapy of pain, and quality management.