Bary Berghmans, owner of a private clinic for (pelvic) physiotherapy, is the responsible person for the Development of National and International Guidelines of Conservative Treatment for Urinary and Fecal Incontinence on Behalf of the Royal Dutch Association of Physiotherapy
He is also member of the multidisciplinary ICS/IUGA committee for the standardization of terminology of female pelvic floor dysfunctions, terminology of conservative treatments for pelvic floor dysfunctions, and of female ano-rectal dysfunctions
He is member of the ICS faculty for International Educational courses, chairman of the IUGA Special Interest Group Female Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, the IUGA Publications Committee and IUGA Educational Committee, and chairman of the EUGA Committee Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. He is honorary member of the Pan Arab Continence Society.
He was visiting professor at the Catholic University of Curitiba, Department of Gynecology, Parana, Brazil, and is momently officially appointed visiting professor at the University of Campinas, Department of Surgery, Campinas, Brazil.
He is co-founder and senior researcher of the Pelvic care Center Maastricht, the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Maastricht and the Department of Urology at the Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht , The Netherlands.
He has lectured all over the world on pelvic floor dysfunctions and on epidemiological and methodological topics and is considered to be a reference in his fields.