EULAR HPR Representation Committee

The EULAR HPR (Health Professionals in Rheumatology) Committee's main function is to promote multidisciplinary collaboration in the treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Europe. 

Members of this committee are:

  • Professionals involved in the care of people with musculoskeletal diseases and related conditions.
  • Not a registered medical practitioner

EULAR HPR Committee By-Laws

Chair Dr. Ricardo Ferreira, Portugal
Chair-elect Dr. Mwidimi Ndosi, United Kingdom



Khadija El Auofy, Italy
Mike Backhouse, United Kingdom
David Beckwée, Belgium
Sarah Bennett, United Kingdom
Nina Brodin, Sweden
Thomas Davergne, France
Bente Appel Esbensen, Denmark
Fernando Estevez-Lopez, Spain
Kirsten Hoeper, Germany
Souzi Makri, Cyprus
Andréa Marques, Portugal
Sean McKenna, Ireland
Jorit Meesters, Netherlands
George Metsios, United Kingdom
Erika Mosor, Austria
Wilfred Peter, Netherlands
Anne-Kathrin Rausch Osthoff,  Switzerland
Valentin Ritschl, Austria
Tanja Thomsen, Denmark
Jenny de la Torre, Spain

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