Ethics and Governance

The Ethics and Governance Committee ensures that all OARSI activities meet the highest ethical standards of the Society. The Committee reviews disclosures from the board, board nominees, committee and initiative participants and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors and enforces the OARSI Code of Ethics. The Ethics and Governance Committee will also be responsible for reviewing OARSI’s governance policies (bylaws, committee mandates) and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Chair

Sita Bierma-Zeinstra
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 The Netherlands

Committee Members

Rana Hinman
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 Australia
Reza Jafarzadeh
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 USA
Sung-Hwan Kim
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 Korea
Jos Runhaar
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 The Netherlands
Joanna Sherwood
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 Germany
Rik Lories, MD, PhD
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KULeuven-SBE Research Center
 Leaven, Belgium
George Dodge
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 USA
Ali Guermazi
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 USA