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Research interests

  • PhD in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and specialist in Clinical Pharmacology via MIR.
  • Since 2016 senior management position at the Catalan Health Service, in relation to drug management; currently Manager of Medicines in the Healthcare Area, and representative of Catalonia in the Permanent Pharmacy Commission of the Spanish Interterritorial Health Council and in the Interministerial Commission for Drug Prices.
  • Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona since 2010.
  • Consultant physician in Clinical Pharmacology at Parc Taulí Hospital (Sabadell) between 2011 and 2016; member of the Pharmacotherapeutic Committee and the Clinical Research Ethics Committee.
  • Support to EMA scientific advice  as a European Expert appointed by the AEMPS between 2010 and 2016.
  • Previously, 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, mainly in clinical development in early stages.

Areas of expertise: Drug development, design, methodology and ethical evaluation of clinical trials and observational studies. Regulation of clinical studies. Drug regulation. Evaluation and therapeutic positioning of drugs. Access. price and reimbursement of medicines. Pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology. Orphan diseases. Medical education. Early-phase clinical trials, first in human trials.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 15 Oct 2004

Postgraduate, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia

Award Date: 31 Dec 1994

Degree, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 1 Jun 1990

Baccalaureate, Centro Integrado Público de Formación Profesional Ausiàs March

Award Date: 1 Jun 1984

External positions

Manager for Medicinal Products, Servei Català de la Salut

3 Jan 2020 → …

Manager of Pharmacotherapeutic Harmonization, Servei Català de la Salut

15 Jun 20162 Jan 2020

Consultant- Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Consorci Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí de Sabadell

16 Jan 201114 Jun 2016

Cap d'Investigació Clínica i Assumptes Regulatoris. Directora Mèdica.

6 Dec 200615 Jan 2011

Responsable Europea de farmacoepidemiologia i farmacoeconomia. Responsable Espanyola de Farmacovigilància. Vice-responsable Europea de Farmacovigilància

1 Oct 20055 Dec 2006

Responsable de farmacovigilància i comunicacions médiques

1 Aug 200430 Sep 2005

Cap de Departament de Farmacologia Clínica

1 Jan 200231 Jul 2004

Monitor assaigs clínics. Gestor de projectes. Cap de secció de Farmacologia Clínica

1 Sep 199631 Dec 2001

Metge Adjunt

1 May 199531 Aug 1996


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