EULAR Council 2019-2021

President 
Prof. Iain McInnes, United Kingdom

President-elect 
Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy 

Past President 
Prof. Johannes W.J. Bijlsma, The Netherlands

Treasurer 
Dr. Daniel Aletaha, Austria

Executive Director EULAR Secretariat 
Dr. Julia Rautenstrauch, Switzerland

 

Members of the Chairmanship of each Committee

Advocacy Committee

Chair 
Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain

Chair-elect
To be announced

 

Congress Committee

Chair
Prof. Iain McInnes, United Kingdom

Chair-elect
Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy 

 

Education Committee

Chair
Prof. Frank Buttgereit, Germany

Chair-elect
Prof. Chris Edwards, United Kingdom

 

Quality of Care Committee

Chair
Prof. Tom Huizinga, The Netherlands

Chair-elect
Prof. Robert Landewé, The Netherlands

 

Research Committee

Chair
Prof. Dirk Elewaut, Belgium 

Chair-elect
To be announced

 

EULAR HPR Committee

Vice President
Prof. Thea Vliet Vlieland, The Netherlands

Chair
Dr. Ricardo Ferreira, Portugal

Past Chair
Dr. Rikke Helene Moe, Norway

 

EULAR PARE Committee

Vice President
Mr. Dieter Wiek, Germany

Chair
Dr. Elsa Mateus, Portugal

Chair-elect
Ms. Souzi Makri, Cyprus

 

EULAR EMEUNET Committee

Chair
Dr. Felice Rivellese, Italy

Chair-elect
Dr. Kim Lauper, Swtizerland

 

PAED Committee

Chair
Prof. Angelo Ravell, Italy

Chair-elect
Prof. Michael Beresford, United Kingdom

 

Scientific Societies

Vice President 

Prof. Zoltan Szekanecz, Hungary

 

Liaison Officer to Brussels
Prof. Gerd Rüdiger Burmester, Germany

Liaison Officer to EMA
Prof. Margreet Kloppenburg, The Netherlands

Liaison Officer to ACR
Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, The Netherlands

Congress Abstract Lead
Prof. Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Germany

Congress Scientific Lead
Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain

Editor-in-Chief of the ARD
Prof. Josef Smolen, Austria

Editor-in-Chief of RMDOpen
Prof. Bernard Combe, France

 

Guests

FOREUM Liaison Officer
Prof. Paul Emery, United Kingdom

UEMS Liaison Office
Dr. Jean Dudler, Swtizerland

Stratetic Advisor Advocacy
Mr. Neil Betteridge, United Kingdom

 

 

Related Information

Who We Are

The European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR, is the organisation which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professionals in rheumatology (HPR) and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European nations.

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EULAR Governance

EULAR is governed by an elected board composed by 4 experts in rheumatology and one representative of each pillar (organisations representing other health professionals in rheumatology, patient organisations and scientific societies). Our activities are overseen by 5 content committees and 4 representation committees whose activities are delivered by several hundred expert rheumatology volunteers.

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EULAR Member Organisations

Supported by its members, EULAR aims to reduce the burden of rheumatic diseases on the individual and society and to improve the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal diseases.

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EULAR Statutes, Reports, and By-Laws

The official statutes of the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR

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Questions and Answers on RMDs

EULAR description on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs)

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