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    Research interests

    Nurse specialist in family and community health, with more than 10 years of clinical experience with geriatric, adult, and pediatric populations. Since 2011 my research interests focus on understanding the individual and group meanings built around HIV infection, its treatment, and the attitudes of health professionals. I am also interested in the field of affective-sexual health, vulnerable populations, the gender perspective, and the intersectional approach. In recent years, I am collecting data on the effectiveness of Narrative Photography as a teaching tool. Expert in qualitative methods, in particular Grounded Theory and Metasynthesis.

    Educational management

    Secretary of the Department of Nursing since 2020. Coordinator and teacher in the subjects: 'Culture, Society and Health' in the first year of the Degree in Nursing, and 'Family and Community Nursing' in the second year. Director of several baccalaureate and masters' dissertations. Four doctoral theses are in progress and three are already defended.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development 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
    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
    • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

    Education/Academic qualification

    Ph. D., El climaterio en las mujeres inmigrantes Ecuatorianas, Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)

    Award Date: 28 Jun 2010

    Masters, Master in Nursing Science, University of Edinburgh

    Award Date: 1 Sept 2005

    Postgraduate, Educación diabetológica, Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

    Award Date: 30 Jun 2004

    Postgraduate, Postgraduate in HIV Nursing, Escola Universitària d'Infermeria de Santa Madrona

    Award Date: 30 Jun 2003

    University diploma, Escola Universitària d'Infermeria de Santa Madrona

    Award Date: 1 Jul 2002

    External positions

    Associate editor, Indonesian Journal of Nursing Practice

    18 Mar 2022 → …

    Associate editor, Journal of Nursing and Social Sciences related to Health and Illness

    21 Feb 2022 → …

    Associate editor, BMC Nursing

    1 Jan 2019 → …


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