Bart Morlion trained as an anesthesiologist but works since over 25 years full time in pain medicine. He is the director of the Leuven Centre for Algology & Pain Management at the University Hospitals of Leuven and clinical professor at the University of Leuven, where he teaches pain management, pharmacology and evidence based medicine at the medical school.
He ended his term as president of the European Pain Federation EFIC in September 2020 and is serving currently as immediate past president in the executive board of EFIC. He is past president of the Belgian Pain Society (2006-2012). He is program director of the Belgian Interuniversity Postgraduate Studies in Algology and is also an active member of several committees in international scientific societies. Bart Morlion was deputy editor of the European Journal of Pain till September 2020 and author of numerous publications on the management of pain. His professional interests include all aspects of multimodal chronic pain management, including pharmacotherapy and the role of nutrition in pain.