Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee:

Hans Timmerman
PhD, Senior Researcher University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Center. 
Bio Hans Timmerman

Scientific Advisory Committee Members:

Carine den Boer
General practitioner in health center Kersenboogerd in Hoorn, the Netherlands and researcher at Amsterdam UMC.

Bio Carine den Boer


Alessandro Chiarotto
Senior researcher working at the Department of General Practice of the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Bio Alessandro Chiarotto


Andrea Evers
Professor of Health Psychology and chair of the Health-Medical-and-Neuropsychology-Unit at Leiden University, the Netherlands. 

Bio Andrea Evers


Anke Hofste
Sports scientist and teacher in the Musculoskeletal Master's program at Saxion University of Applied Sciences.

Bio Anke Hofste

Frank Huygen
Anesthesiologist pain specialist in the University Hospital Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and part-time appointed as full Professor in Pain Medicine at the University Medical Center Utrecht.

Bio Frank Huygen

Paul Kuijer
Principal Investigator, teacher and Human Movement Specialist at the People and Work Outpatient Clinic and the Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases, both at the Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Bio Paul Kuijer

Raymond Ostelo
Professor of Evidence Based Physiotherapy and one of the program directors of the Amsterdam Movement Sciences (AMS) Research Institute and he is leading the musculoskeletal research section of the department of Health Sciences (VU University). 

Bio Raymond Ostelo


Wilco Peul
Professor of Neurosurgery and head of the LUMC Neurosurgery Department (Leiden University) and is also chairman at the University Neurosurgery Centre Holland (UNCH), a cooperative between the LUMC, HMC and the Haga Hospital, the Netherlands.
Bio Wilco Peul


Rob Smeets
Professor Smeets is a physiatrist and researcher specialized in the physical as well as cognitive behavioral treatments of chronic musculoskeletal pain. He combines his clinical work at Centre for Integral Rehabilitation (CIR) with his professorship in Rehabilitation medicine at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Bio Rob Smeets


Bart Staal
Professor of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation at the HAN University of Applied Sciences and senior researcher at IQ healthcare of the Radboud University Medical Centre, the Netherlands.

Bio Bart Staal