Committees and Task Forces

Are you interested in joining an ISPRM Committee or Task Force?

To become a member of an ISPRM Committee or Task Force, you need to have an active ISPRM membership; make sure your your membership is up to date here: https://isprm.multiregistration.com/ before you send in your application form.

You can join up to 2 Committees or Task Forces.

Please fill out the application form (available to download as a Word file here or as a PDF here) and send the form to the appropriate Committee Chair(s) with ISPRMoffice@aimgroup.eu in copy.

    Awards and Nominating Committee Learn More

  • Jorge Lains Chair (Immediate Past President)
  • Toyoko Asami Member (Asia-Oceania)
  • John Chae Member (Americas)
  • Jianan Li Member (Asia-Oceania)
  • Xanthi Michail Member (Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa)
  • Carolina Schiappacasse Member (Americas)
  • Alain Yelnik Member (Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa)

    International Education and Development Fund Board of Trustees

  • Jorge Lains Chair (Immediate Past President)
  • Walter Frontera Member (President)
  • Leonard Li Member (President-Elect)
  • John Olver Member
  • Marta Imamura Member

    Congress Scientific Committee Learn More

  • 2019 World Congress Kobe
  • William Micheo Americas - Member
  • Federico Montero Americas - Member
  • Carolina Schiappacasse Americas - Member
  • Moon Suk Bang Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Ian Cameron Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Jianan Li Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Gulseren Akyuz Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa - Member
  • Jolanta Kujawa Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa - Member
  • Guy Vanderstraeten Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa - Member
  • Gerard Francisco Chair CSC - ISPRM 2020 World Congress Orlando - Ex-officio
  • Isabelle Laffont Chair CSC - ISPRM 2018 World Congress Paris - Ex-officio
  • Naomi Lynn Gerber Chair CSC - ISPRM 2017 World Congress Buenos Aires - Ex-officio
  • Julia Patrick Engkasan Chair CSC - ISPRM 2016 World Congress Kuala Lumpur - Ex-officio
  • Walter Frontera ISPRM President - Ex-officio
  • Leonard Li President Elect - Ex-officio
  • 2020 World Congress Orlando
  • Moon Suk Bang Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Ian Cameron Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Simon Tang Asia & Oceania - Member
  • Federico Montero Americas
  • Carolina Schiappacasse Americas
  • Larry Robinson Americas
  • Guy Vanderstraeten Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa
  • Jolanta Kujawa Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa
  • Milica Lazovic Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa
  • João Pinheiro Chair CSC - ISPRM 2021 World Congress Lisbon- Ex-officio
  • Eiichi Saitoh Chair CSC - ISPRM 2019 World Congress Kobe - Ex-officio
  • Isabelle Laffont Chair CSC - ISPRM 2018 World Congress Paris - Ex-officio
  • Naomi Lynn Gerber Chair CSC - ISPRM 2017 World Congress Buenos Aires - Ex-officio
  • Walter Frontera ISPRM President - Ex-officio
  • Leonard Li President Elect - Ex-officio

    Education Committee Learn More

  • Rochelle Dy Chair 2017-2020
  • Eleftheria Antaniadou
  • Maria Gabriella Ceravolo
  • Andrew Cole
  • Mooyeon Oh-Park
  • Farzaneh Torkan
  • Francesca Gimigliano PC liaison
  • Nobuhiko Haga
  • Der-Sheng Han
  • Elena Ilieva
  • Heakyung Kim
  • Lydia Abdul Latif
  • Henry Lew Past Chair
  • Sheng Li
  • Xiao Lu
  • Eric Morrison
  • Vu Nguyen
  • Levent Ozcakar
  • Atul Patel
  • Tatjana Paternostro-Sluga
  • Vishwa Raj
  • Sayed Mansoor Rayegani
  • Reynaldo Rey-Matias Vice-Chair
  • Anton Wicker
  • Alain Yelnik
  • Mauro Zampolini

    International Exchange Committee (IEC) Learn More

    International Exchange Committee (IEC)

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    Listings of worldwide participating host healthcare facilities for voluntary observership rotations have been established and can be found in the members section of the website.

  • Moon Suk Bang Chair 2018-2020
  • Chulhyun Ahn Member
  • Maria Amparo Martinez Assucena Continental Director for Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, and Africa
  • Sheng Bi
  • Giampaolo de Sena Vice Chair
  • Calogero Foti Member
  • Zee-A Han
  • Dongfeng Huang Continental Director for Asia-Oceania
  • Arthur Jimenez Member
  • Leonard Li PC liaison
  • Bryan O'Young Past Chair, Continental Director for the Americas
  • Byoung-Mo Oh
  • Reynaldo Rey-Matias Member
  • Antonio Stecco Member
  • Areerat Suputtitada Member
  • Mark Young Member

    Publications and Communications Committee Learn More

  • André Thevenon Chair 2017-2020 - News & Views Chair
  • Sheng Bi Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Kristian Borg Member - Journal subcommittee
  • David Burke Chair Website subcommittee
  • Di Cui Member - N&V subcommittee
  • Franco Franchignoni Chair - Journal subcommittee
  • Gerard Francisco Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Walter Frontera PC liaison
  • Andy Haig Member - N&V subcommittee
  • Nitin Jain Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Deog Young Kim Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Jolanta Kujawa Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Jianan Li Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Leonard Li Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Stefano Negrini Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Levent Özcakar Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Dominic Perennou Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Seyed Mansoor Rayegani Member - N&V subcommittee
  • Marcelo Riberto Member - Journal subcommittee
  • Mark Young Member - Social network subcommittee
  • Mauro Zampolini Member - Website subcommittee

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Strengthening rehabilitation working group - Capacity building Learn More

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Strengthening rehabilitation working group - Capacity building

    The aim is to strengthen rehabilitation and the specialty of PRM across the world, and more in particular in low and middle income countries. Upon request from the WHO, these working groups provide support in implementing and in disseminating the WHO Support Package for Rehabilitation. They will support WHO in the development of a package of rehabilitation interventions for health conditions.

  • Wouter de Groote Chair wouter.de.groote@telenet.be
  • Hajjioui Abderrazak Member
  • Bhasker Amatya Member
  • Paolo Capodaglio Member
  • Leon Chandler Member
  • Rashidah Ismail Member htwe.om@gmail.com
  • Nitin Jain Member
  • Amara Naicker Member asnaicker@yahoo.com
  • Didier Niama Natta Member
  • Abena Tannor Member abbyadjei@yahoo.com
  • Brenda Saria Yuliawiratman Member
  • Manimalar Selvi Naicker Member

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Standardized rehabilitation reporting subcommittees - ICF Implementation Learn More

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Standardized rehabilitation reporting subcommittees - ICF Implementation

    The ICF implementation subcommittee has been working on promoting ICF implementation in rehabilitation clinics. The present work includes promotion of the development of ICF clinical tools and preparation for international data collection trials.

  • Masahiko Mukaino Chair masahikovn@gmail.com
  • Julia Patrick Engkasan Member
  • Francesca Gimigliano Member francescagimigliano@gmail.com
  • Aydan Oral Member aydanoral@yahoo.com
  • Gerold Stucki Member
  • Mauro Zampolini Member mzampolini@gmail.com

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Standardized rehabilitation reporting subcommittee - Learning Health System for Spinal Cord Injury (LHS-SCI) - a joint effort of ISCoS and ISPRM Learn More

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Standardized rehabilitation reporting subcommittee - Learning Health System for Spinal Cord Injury (LHS-SCI) - a joint effort of ISCoS and ISPRM

    The Learning Health System for Spinal Cord Injury (LHS-SCI) is a joint effort of the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and ISPRM to implement the recommendations of the International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury (IPSCI). As a first step of the implementation process, the International Spinal Cord Injury (InSCI) Community Survey provides the epidemiological basis for the LHS-SCI. Further steps in this joint endeavor include stakeholder dialogs and policy briefs.

  • Christoph Gutenbrunner Chair (for ISPRM)
  • James Middleton Chair (for ISCoS)
  • Gerold Stucki Chair scientific committee
  • Jerome Bickenbach Senior advisor
  • Marcel Post Senior advisor
  • Christine Thyrian Member

    ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee | Standardized rehabilitation reporting subcommittee - International Classification of Service Organization in Rehabilitation (ICSO-R)

  • Christoph Gutenbrunner Chair
  • Francesca Gimigliano Member francescagimigliano@gmail.com
  • Carlotte Kiekens Member carlotte.kiekens@uzleuven.be
  • Boya Bugraha Member
  • Thorsten Meyer Member

    USPRM Task Force

  • Levent Özçakar Chair
  • Nuray Akkaya Member
  • Ke-Vin Chang Member
  • Wen-Shiang Chen Member
  • Murat Kara Member
  • Dong Rak Kwon Member
  • Henry Lew Member
  • Gi-Young Park Member
  • Chueh-Hung Wu Member