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Research & Education Committees

The IBRA Research and Education Committees (REC) are platforms supervising quality assurance and excelling professional expertise. They put emphasis on promoting individual academic and professional careers beyond geographic and cultural borders.
The three Research and Education Committees focus on the body segments head, upper limbs and lower limbs, and are named accordingly.


Core tasks of the IBRA Research and Education Committees are:

  • supervising quality standards of the various courses in the continuing medical education (CME)
  • evaluating course participants’ requirements in order to improve the educational offer
  • assessing scholarship applications for IBRA Training Centers and confirming accepted candidates
  • assessing and advising potential (multicenter) research studies of IBRA Training Centers

 

The IBRA Research & Education Committee Head consists of the following members:

Christian Freudlsperger, Auckland, New Zealand (Chairman)
Lars Bonitz, Dortmund, Germany
Benoit Schaller, Bern, Switzerland

Aurélien Louvrier, Besançon, France

+ representatives of donor organizations
 

                    

Ch. Freudelsperger   L. Bonitz                     B. Schaller                  A. Louvrier

 

 

The IBRA Research & Education Committee Upper Limbs consists of the following members:

Adam Watts, Wrightington, United Kingdom (Chairman)
Rames Mattar Jr., Sao Paulo, Brazil
Anna van der Windt, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rohit Arora, Innsbruck, Austria

+ representatives of donor organizations

 

           
A. Watts                   R. Mattar                A. van der Windt      R. Arora



The IBRA Research & Education Committee Lower Limbs consists of the following members:

Mario Herrera-Pérez, San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife/Spain (Chairman)
Timothy E. Schneider, Melbourne, Australia
Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
Cesar de Cesar Netto, Durham, NC, USA (Representative North America)

+ representatives of donor organizations

 

                

M. Herrera-Pérez     T. E. Schneider         A. Leme                       C. de Cesar Netto
                                                                      Godoy-Santos

 

   

The IBRA North America Upper Extremity Research and Education Committee consists of the following members:

Mark Baratz, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Duretti Fufa, MD, New York, NY, USA
Sanjeev Kakar, MD, Rochester, MN, USA
Warren Hammert, MD, Durham, NC, USA

 

      

Mark Baratz              Duretti Fufa               Sanjeev Kakar             Warren Hammert

 
 

The IBRA North America Lower Extremity Research and Education Committee consists of the following members:

John Anderson, MD, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Jordan Grossman, DPM, Akron, OH, USA
Eric Ferkel, MD, Van Nuys, CA, USA
Dr. Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, Durham, NC, USA

 

          

John Anderson         Jordan Grossman    Eric Ferkel               Cesar de Cesar Netto

 

 

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