Healthcare Professionals' Working Party

The Healthcare Professionals' Working Party (HCPWP) provides a platform for exchange of information and discussion of issues of common interest between the European Medicines Agency and healthcare professionals.

The HCPWP, established in 2013, has enabled the Agency to build upon its existing interactions with healthcare professionals. It provides recommendations to the EMA and its human scientific committees on all matters of interest in relation to medicines.

The following documents provide information on the HCPWP's responsibilities and composition:

The Healthcare Professionals' Working Party (HCPWP)


The HCPWP consists of:

The members' declarations of interests are available in the European experts list.


Affiliation Co-chairs
EMA Juan Garcia Burgos
European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Gonzalo Calvo

Organisation representative members

Member organisation Representative(s)
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Peter Hellings
European Academy of Neurology (EAN)

Marianne de Visser

Paul Boon

Dafin Muresanu

European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)

Adamos Hadjipanayis

Stefano del Torso

European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT)

Donald Singer

Tabassome Simon

European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)

Joan Peppard

Robert Moss

Stephanie Kohl

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

Ingo Rustenbeck

Sigurd Lenzen

European Association of Urology (EAU)

Karin Plass

Michelle Battye

European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)

Daniel Sereni

Lorenzo Dagna

European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC) Walter Marrocco
Pieter van den Hombergh
European Hematology Association (EHA)

Ulrich Jaeger

Robin Doeswijk

Anton Hagenbeek

European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Margreet Kloppenburg
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Giuseppe Rosano

Martin Landray

European Society of Endocrinology (ESE)

Wouter de Herder

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)

Paolo Casali

Rosa Giuliani

European Society of Radiology (ESR)

Olivier Clement

Peter Reimer

European Specialist Nurses Organisations (ESNO)

Pascal Rod

Ber Oomen

European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS)

Jean-Pierre Baeyens

Mirko Petrovic

Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)

Jan De Belie

Ilaria Passarani

Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)

Erzsebet Podmaniczky

Andre Herchuelz

United European Gastroenterology (UEG)

Aleksander Krag

Tibor Hlavaty

Members representing EMA scientific committees

EMA Scientific Committee Representative(s)
Committee for Advanced Therapies

Bernd Gansbacher

Erik Briers

Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use Fatima Ventura
Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products Dinah Duarte
Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products

Steffen Bager

Paediatric Committee

Francesca Rocchi

Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee

Raymond Anderson

Ylva Bottiger


Affiliation Representative(s)
EMA Management Board Wolf-Dieter Ludwig
Patients' and Consumers' Working Party

Jose Drabwell

Rafal Swierzewski

Hildrun Sundseth

Aikaterini Apostolidou

European Commission (DG SANTE) Rotating membership

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