Years of practice

Areas of interest

Location where he was Board Certified

Professional Position (present)

Educaction / Degrees

Post Doctoral Training (overseas)

Professional Experience

• Respiratory Medicine

• 31 years

• Airway diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, bronchitis, asthma)
• Other respiratory diseases

• School of Medicine, University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD) (1985)

• Director, Thorax Institute. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Scientific Director, National Spanish Network of Excellence in Respiratory Research
• Associate Professor, Pompeu-Fabra University. Barcelona

• Medical Doctor. School of Medicine. University of Barcelona (1979)
• School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD). Magna Cum Laude (1985)
• Specialist in Respiratory Medicine. Hospital Clínic Barcelona (1984)

• University of Chicago, USA (1989-1991)
• Edinburgh University, UK (2001)

• Resident in Respiratory Medicine (1980-1984). Hospital Clínic Barcelona
• Post-doctoral Research Fellow (1984-1986). Hospital Clínic Barcelona
• Registrar in Respiratory Medicine (1986-1989). Hospital Clínic Barcelona
• Research Associate (1989-1991). University of Chicago (USA)
• Head, Pulmonary Division (1991-2009). Hospital Son Dureta. Mallorca. Spain
• Director Reserch Unit (1993-2005). Hospital Son Dureta. Mallorca. Spain
• Director, Thorax Institut. Hospital Clínic Barcelona (2009-present)

• Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Barnaclinic

Associations /achievements

Lectures /


Education activities

• Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Balearic Islands. Spain
• Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland. UK

• 326 presentations in national and international congresses
• 324 national and international invited lectures

• 260 articles (172 in international journals, total Impact Factor>1500)
• 50 chapters in national and international books + 2 books
• Reviewer of New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of Clinical Investigation,
European Respiratory Journal, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine,
Journal of Applied Physiology , American Journal of Physiology, Respiratory Medicine,
Journal of Hepatology, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Medicine, Intensive
Care Medicine, Hepatology, Respiration

• Organizer of more than 20 courses and symposiums
• Co-chairman of the Annual Meeting of the European Respiratory Society (Barcelona, Sept. 2010)
• Associate Professor. Pompeu Fabra University. Barcelona