HENROTIN Yves is Professor of Pathology, Physical & Manual Therapy and Rehabilitation and director of the Bone and Cartilage Research Unit at the University of Liège (Belgium)
He is also head of the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation department at the Princess Paola Hospital, Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Osteoarthritis Research Society International, the French Society of Rheumatology and the International Cartilage Repair Society. Between 2006 and 2013, he was a member of the board of directors the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), the premier organization focused on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis. He was elected treasurer in 2010 and chairman of the group for guidelines in clinical trial in 2015. He was chairmen of the world BMJD debate and consensus congress in 2010 and 2012 and chairman of the 2010 OARSI world congress. He is also the vice-president of the Spine section and the Osteoarthritis section of the French Society of Rheumatology and serves the board of the French Society of Rheumatology between 2011 and 2017. He was the founder and the president of the Belgium Back Society since 2000 and the president of the Belgium Scientific Society of Physical Therapy since 2008
He is also the founder and the President of the Osteoarthritis foundation www.osteoarthritisfoundation.eu.