Affiliation: Anaesthesiology Unit University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia;
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: anaesthesiology and pain medicine
Biography: Stephan A. Schug studied medicine at the University of Cologne, Germany, where he also obtained his MD in clinical pharmacology and subsequently specialized in anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine. As the director of pain medicine in the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine of Royal Perth Hospital, his clinical responsibilities include the running of a Comprehensive Inpatient Pain Service at two sites of this hospital as well as a multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Centre. Professor Schug's principal research interests include the management of acute and chronic pain, cancer pain, regional anaesthesia, the pharmacology of anaesthetics, and quality control in health care. He has published over 75 original papers, over 160 reviews, comments, editorials and letters, over 80 book chapters and 15 books and monographs. He currently serves on the editorial/review boards of several leading journals, including Current Opinion in Anesthesiology, CNS Drugs, Spine and Anesthesia & Analgesia. Professor Schug is an active member of several pain and anaesthesia societies, including vice-chair of the SIG Acute Pain of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and is a fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and its Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPMANZCA), where he is a member of the Board of the Faculty.
Disclosure of Interest: S. Schug Receipt of grants / research supports from: iX Biopharma not personally but to UWA, Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees from: Gruenenthal, CSL, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, iX Biopharma, Pfizer and Phosphagenics not personally but to UWA
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