Marie Elisabeth Faymonville

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège

Marie-Elisabeth Faymonville, MD, PhD. directs since 2004 the Pain Center and supports actively the Equipe Mobile de Soins Palliatifs (Mobile Palliative Care Group) of the University Hospital Liège. While she was director of the anesthesia and resuscitation department at the same hospital, she develops 1992 a new anesthesia technique, the hypnosedation. Since 1994, she teaches this technique in a course at the University of Liège where more than 400 students from 4 European countries have received this education so far.

Dr. Faymonville is teaching different courses at the school of medicine, University of Liège as well as for continuing professional development courses of “Enseignements Européens d’Anesthésie-Réanimation” and for the postgraduate studies in algology.

Her research activities are focused on investigations of neuroanatomical mechanisms at different stages of consciousness, as for example hypnosis.

She was invited speaker at 157 international and 203 national conferences.  She made 18 videos and participated in more than 30 national and international TV shows. Dr. Faymonville is member of the editorial committees of two international journals: “Douleur et Analgésie” (France) and “Médecine et Hygiène” (Switzerland). Her widely published scientific work in the field of hypnosis make her an expert at international level.