Dr. Jorge Esteves
PhD, MA, BSc (Ost), DO
Registered Osteopath, University Professor
Jorge Esteves is an osteopath and cognitive scientist with special interest in chronic musculoskeletal pain. He is currently a Professor of Osteopathy and Vice-Principal (Education and Research) at Malta ICOM Educational, Honorary Professor at the University College of Osteopathy in London, and researcher with Collaboration for Osteopathic Medicine Research in Italy.
Previously, he held the role as the Head of Research at the University College of Osteopathy (previously the British School of Osteopathy) in London, as a non-executive council member of the UK’s General Osteopathic Council, and osteopathy subject reviewer for the United Kingdom’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). He was also a Senior Lecturer in Osteopathy at Oxford Brookes University in the UK and an Associate Professor at Piaget Institute in Portugal.
In 2011, he completed his PhD at Oxford Brookes University. The research focused on examining diagnostic palpation in osteopathy and developing neurocognitive models of expertise.
Jorge is also an Associate Editor for the International Journal for Osteopathic Medicine, member of the Board of Trustees of the Collaboration for Osteopathic Medicine Research, and collaborator in a number of research projects. A sought after and inspiring educator , he lectures at various schools worldwide.
Fun fact: Jorge is a competitive fencer.
Registered in Malta with the Council for Professions Complementary to Medicine (reg.no. 29) and in the UK with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) reg. no 4004.