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Preventive Medicine and Public Health Main area of research includes epidemiology of infectious diseases and intervention trials of preventive strategies.

26 years

Epidemiology of infectious diseases, malaria, HIV, TB
Intervention trials
Epidemiology and control of Acute Respiratory Infections
International Health
Diarrheal diseases

School of Medicine, University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD) (1999)

 

Chief of Centre for International Health. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
Director of Barcelona Center for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona
Professor of International Health. University of Barcelona
President of the Board of Governors. Fundaçao Manhiça, Mozambique
Director of Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal Barcelona

 

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Bachelor in Medicine (1984).
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. University of London, UK. Master of Science (1987) CHDC (Epidemiology and control of communicable diseases).
Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD) (1999).

 

 

UK Medical Research Council Labs, The Gambia

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK


 

     

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Clinical Internships (1983-1984). Clínica Puerta de Hierro, Madrid
Clinical Internships (1983-1984). Boston City Hospital, Boston University
Junior Clinician (1985-1986). UK Medical Research Council labs. The Gambia, West Africa.
Medical Epidemiologist (1987-1991). UK Medical Research Council labs. The Gambia, West Africa.
Medical Epidemiologist (1991-1992). Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish Science Council). Parasitology Institute “López Neyra”. Granada, Spain.
Head (1992-2000). Epidemiology & Biostatistic Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona
Scientific Director (1996-2008). Manhiça Health Research Center, Mozambique.
Head of Centre for International Health. Hospital Clinic Barcelona. (2001-present).
Director of Barcelona Center for International Health Research (CRESIB) (2006-present).
President of the Board of Governors). Fundaçao Manhiça, Mozambique (2008-present)

Director of Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal. Barcelona (2010-present)

Boston City Hospital

Hospital Clínic Barcelona

Advisory Board of the Ministry of Health, Spain (2002-2008)
Board of Trustees of the Colegios del Mundo Unido (United World Colleges)
Scientific Advisory Committee of the INDEPTH NETWORK
Board of Governors-Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva
President of the Board of Governors of the Fundaçao Manhiça, Mozambique
Governing Board of AMREF Flying Doctors, Madrid
Chair of the Disease Reference Group of Malaria, TDR, Geneva, Switzerlad
Member of the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), Geneva
Advisory Committee of the Prince of Girona Foundation.
Member of the University & Advisory Committee of the European University of Madrid
Co-chair of the Executive Committee of the Decade of Vaccines Initiative.
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation

Chair of the Steering Committee of the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance – MESA, that builds on the malERA R&D agenda for malaria eradication.

53 presentations

50 lectures

 

259 articles
24 books, book chapters and abstracts…
Reviewer of The Lancet, Tropical Medicine and International Health, Parasitology Today, American Journal of Epidemiology, International Journal of Epidemiology, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Tropical Medicine, Medical Research Council- Londres, The Wellcome Trust- Londres, NIH- Washington, FIS- Madrid

Lecturer at University of Barcelona
Lecturer at University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Professor of International Health University of Barcelona, Barcelona (2008-present)