National Chapters of EFIC

ABC

Albania
Shoqata Shqiptare E Dhimbjes - Albanian Pain Association - APA
Address

Shoqata Shqiptare e Dhimbjes Bulevardi Gjergj FISHTA, Godina Prizma, P

Fax
00355 4 247474
Governance

Prof. Tritan Shehu, Prof. Engjell Mastori, Prof.Sokrat Meksi, Prof.Dine Abazi, Prof.Pellumb Karagjozi, Prof. Panajot Boga

EFIC Councillor

Apostol Vaso

Austria
Österreichische Schmerzgesellschaft - ÖSG
Address

ÖSG Sekretariat Liechtensteinstr. 46a A-1090 Wien

Phone
+43 (0)1 319437843
Fax
+43 (0)1 319437820
Email
office@oesg.at
Website
http://www.oesg.at
Governance

President: Prim. Priv. Doz. Dr. Nenad Mitrovic
Vice President: OÄ Dr. Waltraud Stromer
Past President: Dr. Gabriele Grögl-Aringer
Secretary: Dr. Wolfgang Jaksch
Treasurer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Herbert

EFIC Councillor

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Likar

Belgium
Belgian Pain Society vzw/asbl
Address

UZ Leuven – c/o LAC Weligerveld 1 B, Leuven

Email
info@belgianpainsociety.org
Website
http://www.belgianpainsociety.org
Governance

President: Andrè Mouraux

EFIC Councillor

Patrice Forget

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Address

Alekse Santica 1 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina

Phone
0038733203257
Email
apt_bh@yahoo.de
Website
http://www.apt-bh.ba
Governance

President: Amira Karkin-Tais,Prim, MD
Vice President: Goran Cerkez, MD
Secretary: Mr Nedim Ahmetagic
Council: Zoran Karlovic, MD; Dzemal Pecar, Prof. MD; Ismet Suljevic, Prof.MD;

EFIC Councillor

Amira Karkin-Tais

Bulgaria
Governance

President: Prof. Nikolai Petrov, MD
Vice President: Ass. Prof. Atanas Temelkov; Prof. Mila Vlaskovska
Secretary: Dr. Rumiana Kostadinova

EFIC Councillor

Ivan Smilov

Croatia
The Croatian Pain Society
Address

University Hospital Osijek J. Huttlera 4 31000 Osijek Croatia

Phone
00385 917974306
Email
irados11@gmail.com
Website
http://www.hdlb.org/
Governance

President: Asst Prof. Ivan Rados, MD
Vice President: Prim. Mira Fingler, MD
Secretary: Ivan Omrcen
Treasurer: Hrvoje Cernohorski, MD

EFIC Councillor

Ivan Rados

Czech Republic
Czech Pain Society - SSLB
Address

Czech Pain Society Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine, Department of Normal Pat

Phone
00420 224 923 827
Email
richard.rokyta@lf3.cuni.cz
Governance

President: Ass. prof. Jiøí Kozák MD., PhD
Vice President: Jan Lejèko MD. and Mark Hakl MD., PhD.
Secretary General: Prof. Richard Rokyta, MD.PhD., DSc., FCMA
Secretary: Dana Vondráèková MD.
Treasurer: Ivan Vrba, MD. PhD.
Council: Peter Cvrèek, MD. PhD. Ass. prof. Tomáš Gabrhelík, MD. PhD. Radovan Høib MD. Karel Kulda MD. František Neradilek MD. Prof. Jaroslav Opavský, MD. PhD. Nataša Popperová MD.

Council
Peter Cvrèek, MD. PhD. Ass. prof. Tomáš Gabrhelík, MD. PhD. Radovan Høib MD. Karel Kulda MD. František Neradilek MD. Prof. Jaroslav Opavský, MD. PhD. Nataša Popperová MD.
EFIC Councillor

Richard Rokyta

DEF

Denmark
Danish Pain Society
Address

Dansk Smerteforum c/o BDP, Bredgade 28, DK-1260 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Website
http://dansksmerteforum.dk
Governance

President: Hanne Würtzen, ClinPsych, PhD (hanne.wuertzen@regionh.dk)
Vice President: Nina Kvorning, MD, PhD
Secretary: Thorvaldur Skuli Palsson, PT, PhD
Treasurer: Mette Mebus Laustsen, Clinical Nurse, Master
Webmaster: Anne-Marie Heegaard, Associate Professor, MD, MhD

Council
Hanne Bertnes Raheim, MSc Borrik Schjodt, MSc Terje Engan, MD, DMedSci Prof. Harald Breivik Mrs. Astrid Woodhouse Mrs. Marte Skagseth Dr. Olav Magnus Fredheim Marit Leegaard Arnstein Finset Asta Myhre
EFIC Councillor

Thomas Graven-Nielsen

Estonia
Governance

President: Boris Gabovits MD – boris.gabovits@itk.ee
Secretary: Merle Paliale
Treasurer: Svetlana Ussova
Council: Mark Braschinsky, Mare Kolk, Katrin Gross-Paju, Maksim Kunevits

EFIC Councillor

Kaire Pakkonen

Finland
Finnish Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Pain Clinic, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, 20521 Turku Finland

siht@skty.org

Phone
00 358 231 31 269
Email
norahagelberg@gmail.com
Website
https://www.skty.org/in-english/
Governance

President: Dr Petteri Koho
Vice President: Nora Hagelberg, MD, PhD
Secretary General: Eevi Apponen
Treasurer: Maija-Liisa Vuento-Lammi
Council: Ritva Jokela, Jaro Karppinen, Anna-Maija Koivusalo, Markki Palve, Kirsi Sipilä, Anna Valjakka

EFIC Councillor

Nora Hagelberg

France
SFETD - Société Française d'Etude et de Traitement de la Douleur
Address

SFETD – Société Française d’Etude et de Traitement de la Douleur
c/o Hôpital de Cimiez Pavillon Mossa 4 avenue Reine Victoria 06000 Nice France

Phone
33-4-92037946 or 33-6-87443097
Email
sofradol@club-internet.fr
Website
http://www.sfetd-douleur.org/
Governance

President: AUBRUN Frédéric MD, PhD – Anesthesiology
Vice President: POISBEAU Pierrick, PhD – Neuroscience
Secretary: CONRADI Séverine MPsych – Psychology/Social Science
Joint-Secretary: MINJARD Raphaël MPsych – Psychology/Social Science
Treasurer: DALLEL Radhouane DDS PhD
Joint-Treasurer: LE CHEVALIER Aline RN

Councillors:

ATTAL Nadine MD, PhD Neurology
COLOMB Caroline MD – General Medicine
DUGUÉ Sophie MD – Pediatrics
MATHIEU Laurent CRNA
ROSTAING Sylvie MD – Anesthesiology
TIBERGHIEN Florence MD – General Medicine

EFIC Councillor

Pierrick Poisbeau

GHI

Germany
Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e. V.
Address

Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e. V.
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Alt-Moabit 101 b 10559 Berlin Germanye

Phone
+49 30 39409689-0
Email
info@dgss.org
Website
http://www.dgss.org/
Governance

President: Martin Schmelz Prof. M.D.
President-elect: Claudia Sommer Prof. Dr. med.
Vice President: Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Michael Hüppe
Secretary General: Winfried Meißner Apl. Prof. Dr. med.
Treasurer: Hans-Raimund Casser Prof. Dr. med.
Vocal: Dr. Nadja Nestler
Council: Azad Shahnaz Christina, Baron Ralf, Häuser Winfried, Koppert Wolfgang, Meissner Winfried, Nilges Paul, Pfingsten Michael, Pogatzki-Zahn Esther, Rolf-Detlef Treede, Willweber-Strumpf Ann

EFIC Councillor

Martin Schmelz

Greece
Hellenic Society of Algology
Address

4-6 Makrinitsas,11522 Athens, Greece

Phone
+30 210 642 1700 or +30 210 644 4174
Fax
+30-210-642 1700 or +30 210 644 8686
Email
info@algologia.gr
Website
http://www.algologia.org
EFIC Councillor

Emmanouil Anastassiou

Hungary
Hungarian Pain Society
Address

Szeged Semmelweis u. 6. H-6725 Hungary

Email
szok.delia@med.u-szeged.hu
Website
http://www.fajdalom-tarsasag.hu
Governance

President: Delia Szok, MD PhD
President-elect: Lorand Eross, MD PhD
Past President: Janos Tajti, MD PhD DSc
Secretary: Gabor Fazekas, MD PhD
Treasurer: Maria Fabian, MD
Council: Istvan Balas, MD PhD, Erika Budai, MD FIPP, Noemi Csaszar-Nagy, PhD, Zsuzsanna Helyes, MD PhD DSc, Supervisory board, Robert Gyula Almasi, MD, Agnes Csikos, MD, Andreea Dumele, MD

EFIC Councillor

László Vécsei

Ireland
Irish Pain Society
Address

c/o College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland 22, Denzille Lane Dublin 2, Ireland

Phone
353-1-2650602
Fax
353-1-2650699
Email
info@irishpainsociety.ie
Website
http://www.irishpainsociety.com/
Governance

President: Dr Tadhg Lynch
Past President: Ms. Joanne O’Brien
Secretary of Honor: Professor Laserina O’Connor
Treasurer: Dr David Moore

 

 

 

 

Council
Ms. Joanne O’Brien, Professor David Finn, Professor Laserina O Connor, Professor David Finn, Professor Brian McGuire, Dr Therese O’Connor, Mr John Nealon, Ms Marie-Brid Casey, Dr Edward O Sullivan, Dr Michelle Roche, Dr Shelagh Wright, Dr Maeve Muldowney, Dr Siobhan O’Mahony, Dr David Moore, Dr Kirk Levins, Dr Cillian Suiter and Dr Cormac Mullins.
EFIC Councillor

Professor David Finn

Israel
National chapter of Israel
Address

Sourasky Medical Center 6 Weizmann Street Tel Aviv 84516 ISRAEL

Phone
97236974477
Fax
97236974583
Email
paincenter@tasmc.health.gov.il
Website
http://www.ipa.org.il/
Governance

President: Prof Elyad Davidson
Past President: Dr Silviu Brill
Secretary General: Dr Ruth Gur
Treasurer: Haggai Sharon
Council: Dr Amnon Mosek, Dr Yoram Mor, Dr Gaby Golan, Dr Oded Vopsi

EFIC Councillor

Silviu Brill

Italy
Governance

President: Stefano Coaccioli
President-elect for the two year period 2020-2022: Maria Caterina Pace
Vice President: Gabriele Finco
Past President: Enrico Polati
Secretary: Enrico Polati
Treasurer: Vittorio Schweiger
Council: Nicola Luxardo, Giuseppe Nocentini, Antonella Paladini, Filomena Puntillon, Stefano Tamburi

EFIC Councillor

Caterina Aurilio

JKL

Kosovo
Professional Health Association-Pain Section Kosovo - PHA-PS
Address

Professional Health Association-Pain Section Kosovo – PHA-PS
Bazhdarana II Kulla IV/602, 20000 Prizren

Phone
337 44 217 875
Email
info@pha-ks.com
Website
http://www.pha-ks.com
Governance

President: Dr. Adem J. Bytyqi
Vice President: Fadil Kryeziu, MD
Secretary: Agron Bytyqi, Nurse, Pain research
Treasurer: Bashkim Sylaj, Nurse

EFIC Councillor

Adem J. Bytyqi

Latvia
Latvian Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Riga Stradins University hospital, Dept. of Neurology Pilsonu Str. 13, House No. 15/20.b R

Phone
+371 670 69547
Fax
+371 670 69547
Website
http://www.sapes.lv
Governance

President: Michail Aron
Vice President: Indulis Vanags, Prof. Dr., habil. med.
Secretary: Guntis Illkens
Treasurer: Dr. Daina Jegere, MD
Council: Vilnis Sosars, MD; Juris Berzins, Prof. Dr. habil. med, Ilze Supe, MD; Viktors Vestermanis, MD; Valentina Berga, MD; Ingrida Tambora, Dr. med., Daina Kurme, Dr. med., Sandra Vestermane, MD

EFIC Councillor

Michail Aron

Lithuania
Lithuanian Pain Society - Lietuvos Skausmo Draugija
Address

Department of Neurology, Kaunas Medical University Mickeviciaus 9 Kaunas LT 44307

Phone
370-37-333514
Email
skausmo@medicina.lt
Website
http://www.skausmomedicina.lt
Governance

President: Arunas Sciupokas, MD, PhD
Vice President: Kestutis Petrikonis
Secretary: Janina Buterleviciute
Treasurer: Margarita Pileckyte

EFIC Councillor

Arunas Sciupokas

MNO

Moldova
National chapter of Moldova
Address

Societatea Pentru Studiul si Combaterea Durerii Din Moldova – SCDM
Str Trandafirilor 29/2 of. 41 Chisinau, MD-2038

 

 

Phone
+373 795 794 74
Email
contact@neverpain.org
Website
http://www.neverpain.org
Governance

President: Ass Prof Adrian Belii
Council: Natalia Belii MD; Tatiana Ambrosie MD; Ion Chesov MD; Ghenadie Severin MD; Roman Ciubara MD; Oxana Groscu MD; Eugen Oleineac MD; Violetta Stasiuc PhD; Tatiana Tcaciuc dr

EFIC Councillor

Adrian Belli

Norway
Norsk Smerteforening
Address

Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet Dept. of Pain Management Pb4950 Nydalen N-0424 Oslo

Phone
+47 23070000
Fax
+47 23073690
Governance

President: Professor Petter Borchgrevink
Past President: Gunnvald Kvarstein
Secretary of Honor: Sara Maria Allen, PT
Secretary: Dr. Karen Walseth Hara
Council: Hanne Bertnes Raheim, MSc Borrik Schjodt, MSc Terje Engan, MD, DMedSci Prof. Harald Breivik Mrs. Astrid Woodhouse Mrs. Marte Skagseth Dr. Olav Magnus Fredheim Marit Leegaard Arnstein Finset Asta Myhre

EFIC Councillor

Astrid Woodhouse

PQR

Poland
Polish Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Polskie Towarzystwo Badania Bólu – Polish Association for the Study of Pain
Dept. Of Pain Research and Therapy Jagiellonian University

Phone
48603610350
Email
mkocotkepska@gmail.com
Website
http://www.ptbb.pl/
Governance

President: Prof. Jan Dobrogowski MD, PhD
Vice President: Prof. Jerzy Wordliczek, MD, PhD
Secretary: Magdalena Kocot-Kepska, MD
Treasurer: Krystyna Boczar, MD
Council: Prof. Barbara Przewlocka, MD, PhD – Malgorzata Malec-Milewska, MD, PhD – Jaroslaw Woron, MD, PhD

EFIC Councillor

Andrzej Basinski

Portugal
Associacao Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor - APED
Address

Departamento de Biologia Experimental Faculty of Medicine of Porto Alameda Professor Hernäni Monteiro 4200-319 Porto

Phone
+351 225513654
Fax
+351-22-5513655
Email
secretariado@aped-dor.org
Website
http://www.aped-dor.org
Governance

President: Ana Pedro
Vice President: Ana Marcos and Isaura Tavares
Secretary: Filipe Antunes
Treasurer: Jorge Cortez
Audit Committee: José Manuel Romao, Armanda Gomes, Henrique Dias

Executive Secretary: Heloise Pereira de Lima

EFIC Councillor

Duarte Correia

Romania
Asociatia Roman Pentru Studiul Durerii - ARSD - Romanian Association For The Study of Pain - RASP
Address

Spitalul Universitar de Urgenta, Clinica ATI
Splaiul Independentei 169, Sector 5
Bucharest 050098, Romania

Phone
0040213186459 and 0040722567936
Fax
40-21-318-05-06
Email
arsd_rasp@yahoo.com
Website
http://www.arsd.ro
Governance

President of honor: Dr. Lucian Sandu, MD, PhD

President: Virgil Dinca, MD, PhD
Vice President: Raluca Petre, MD

Past President: Prof. Monica Cirstoiu, MD, PhD
Secretary: Adrian-loan Lungu, MD
Treasurer: Ramona Jemna, MD

Censor: Daniela Vranceanu, MD

Board Members:

Gabriel Iacob, MD, PhD

Daniela Ionescu, MD, PhD

Stefan Neagu, MD, PhD

Sorin Oprescu, MD, PhD

 

 

Council
Daniela Vranceanu, MD, PhD and Anca Pascal, MD
EFIC Councillor

Adriana Sarah Nica

Russia
Russian Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Baltiyskaya str. 8 125315 Moscow

Phone
0079036861815
Email
roibmail@gmail.com
Website
https://painrussia.ru/
Governance

President: Nickolay N. Yakhno
General Secretary: Mikhail L. Kukushkin
Head of Educational Committee: Oleg S. Davidov

EFIC Councillor

Maxim V. Churyukanov

STU

San Marino
National chapter of San Marino
Address

President
Daniele Battelli, MD, EDPM
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Vice-President:
Vitalba Vitale, MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Secretary:
Francesco Del Corso, MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Treasurer:
Lucia Guidi, Psychoterapist
Private Practictioner
Councillors:

Nicolino Monachese,MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Elisabetta Ercolani, Nurse
Day-Surgery Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Alberto Gasperoni, Nurse
Operating Room Unit and Vascular Access Team
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Marco Protti, Nurse
Operating Room Unit and Vascular Access Team

Website
http://www.assd.sm
EFIC Councillor

Daniele Battelli

Serbia
The Serbian Association of Pain Research and Treatment - SAPRT
Address

Djordja Niksica, 30 21000 NOVI SAD

Phone
+382648059447
Fax
+381216624153
Slovakia
SSSLB - Slovak Society for Study and Treatment of Pain
EFIC Councillor

Marta Kulichova

Slovenia
Slovenian Association for Pain Management
Address

SZZB, Ljubljanska ulica 5, 2000 Maribor UKC NVIARIBOR

Governance

President: Ass. Gorazd Pozlep, MD
Vice President: Barbara Kosmina Stefancic, MD
Secretary: Ana Jurecic, MD
Treasurer: Majda Sarman, MD
Council: Ass. Prof. Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, MD PhD, Slavica Lahajnar Cavlovic, MD, MS, Ales Praznikar, MD, MS, Aleksander Stepanovic, MD, PhD, Ass. Prof. Maja Rus Makovec, MD, PhD, Ana Pekle Golež, MD, Martin Rakusa, MD

Spain
Sociedad Espanola Del Dolor - Spanish pain Society
Phone
+34 91 788 26 10
Fax
Fax: +34 91 788 26 10
Website
http://www.sedolor.es/
Governance

President: Dr. Ignacio Calvo
Secretary: Dr. Francisco Robaina
Treasurer:  Dr. Joaquin Rodriguez Matallana

EFIC Councillor

Victor Mayoral Rojals

Sweden
Swedish Pain Society
Address

Department of Dental Medicine | Karolinska Institutet Box 4064, SE141 04 Huddinge | Alfred Nobels allé 8

Phone
+468-524 882 36
Website
http://www.swedishpainsociety.com
Governance

President: Anna Bjarnegård, RPT, MSc
Vice President: Malin Lindbäck, Psych
Scientific secretary: Elisabet Persson, ROT, PhD
Secretary: Carina Carlsson, RN
Treasurer: Rolf Karlsten, MD, PhD
Council: Mustapha Habta MD PhD, Britt Hedenberg DDS PhD

EFIC Councillor

Anna Bjarnegård

Switzerland
Swiss Pain Society (SPS)
Address

Chapter Mailing Address:
Anne Ayingol
SPS Swiss Pain Society

Sekretariat
c/o Pomcanys Marketing AG
Aargauerstrasse 250
8048 Zurich
Switzerland

Phone
+41444961016
Fax
+41444961011
Website
http://www.pain.ch/
Governance

President: Konrad Maurer
Vice President: Marie Besson
Past President: André Ljutow
Secretary: Andrea Macak
Treasurer: Jean Dudler
Council: Rolf Aeberli, Dominik Ettlin, Konrad Maurer, Peter Sandor, Marc Suter

EFIC Councillor

Marie Besson

The Netherlands
Dutch Pain Society
Address

Gustav Mahlerlaan 3004 1081 LA Amsterdam Kamer 5N-21

Phone
+31 6 385 97 299
Email
info@pijnalliantieinnederland.nl
Website
http://www.dutchpainsociety.nl
Governance

President: Kris Vissers
Past President: Gertruda Filippini – de Moor
Secretary: Jeanine Verbunt
Treasurer: vacant
Webmaster: Arjen van Wijk (a.v.wijk@acta.nl)
Council: Kris Vissers, Dolf Boerman, Arjen van Wijk, Rianne van Boekel, Michiel Reneman

EFIC Councillor

Michiel Reneman

Turkey
Turkish Society of Algology
Address

Istanbul Agri Merkezi Camlik Cad., No.: 31, 3. Levent Istanbul, Turkey

Fax
90-212-631-0541
Email
info@algoloji.org.tr
Website
http://www.algoloji.org.tr/
Governance

President: Süleyman Ozyalçin, MD
Secretary: Gul K. Talu, MD
Treasurer: Meltem Uyar, MD

EFIC Councillor

Suleyman Ozyalcin

Ukraine
Governance

President: Prof. Igor Romanenko, MD, PhD
President-elect: Prof. Yuriy Kobelyatsky, MD, PhD
Secretary: Volodymyr Romanenko, MD
Treasurer: Ivan Lesnoy, MD, PhD
Council: Prof. Georgiy Voytenko, Prof. Vladimir Ezhov, Prof. Nikolay Kvasnitskiy, Prof. Sergey Maksimenko, Prof. Vitaliy Mamchur, Prof. Nikolay Sapon, Prof. Larisa Sokolova

EFIC Councillor

Volodymyr Romanenko

United Kingdom
The British Pain Society
Address

Third Floor
Churchill House
35 Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4SG

Phone
00 44 207 269 7840
Fax
00 44 207 831 0859
Email
info@britishpainsociety.org
Website
http://www.britishpainsociety.org/
Governance

President: Dr. Arun Baskar

Vice President: Prof. Roger Knaggs

Honorary Secretary: Dr. Ayman Eissa
Honorary treasurer: Dr Ashish Gulve

EFIC Councillor

Arun Baskar

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