Dr. Iris Coppieters

Iris Coppieters holds a Master of Science degree in physiotherapy and rehabilitation sciences. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a member of the Pain in Motion international research group. In 2017, she obtained her PhD in health sciences. Her research and clinical interest goes out to chronic pain, pain rehabilitation, pain neuroscience education, central sensitization and brain alterations. She has received 3 presentation awards at national and international congresses. Brief summary of research and lecturing experience: • 22 full papers (9 as first author and 3 as last author) published or accepted for publication in international peer-reviewed journals, like Human Brain Mapping, Physical Therapy, The Journal of Pain, JAMA Neurology. • 2 ‘letters to the editor’ published or accepted in international peer-reviewed journals • 17 oral or poster presentations at international conferences / meetings • 6 invited lectures at national meetings • 4 national or international practical training courses for therapists