Cristina Avendaño Solá
Degree in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, PhD in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid and specialist in Clinical Pharmacology. Head of the Clinical Pharmacology Service at the Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, associate professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the Autonomous University of Madrid and vice-president of FACME (Federation of Spanish Medical Scientific Associations). She has devoted her professional career mainly to aspects of drug research, evaluation and regulation.
She has been Director of the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) in the period 2006-2010 and president of the Spanish Society of Clinical Pharmacology (SEFC) between 2013 and 2019. She has also held scientific positions at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and on its Board of Directors.
Degree in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Madrid and PhD Cum Laude from the Autonomous University of Madrid. Head of the Medical Oncology Service of the Ramón y Cajal Hospital and member of the Steering Committee of the Ramón y Cajal Institute for Health Research (IRYCIS). She is also an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Alcalá.
She was the first woman president of the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM), the National Council of Specialties in Health Sciences and the National Commission of Medical Oncology. She has also been the first woman president of FACME.
She actively collaborates with national and international scientific societies, being part of the Council of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) as coordinator of the Women for Oncology committee.
Degree in Biological Sciences, PhD in Molecular Biology from the Complutense University of Madrid and Master’s Degree in Clinical Trial Project Management from CESIF-Madrid.
She has held various scientific positions in public basic research institutions (UCM and CIB-CSIC), in a private laboratory (Pharma Mar) and also as head of Clinical Trial Projects in different public and private institutions. Since 2014 she works for the Spanish Clinical Research Network (SCReN) at the Hospital U. Puerta de Hierro (Madrid).
Beatriz Gonzalez Lopez-Valcarcel
Beatriz Gonzalez Lopez-Valcarcel is full professor of Quantitative Methods in Economics, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). Her main research interest is Health Economics, specifically Human Resources for Health, health technologies, pharmaceuticals and public health economics among others. Leader of research projects of the National Plan of R&D of Spain and European projects. Among them, the ATHENA project on gender equality in research https://www.athenaequality.eu/. She has been international consulting in Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Uruguay and Mozambique. She is member of the Advisory committee of the Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare of Spain from March 2019. For details and publications, see https://dmc.ulpgc.es/en/beatriz-lopez-valcarcel-2.html
Elena Martín Pérez
Degree in Medicine and Surgery and PhD Cum Laude from the Complutense University of Madrid. Head of the General Surgery and Digestive System Service at the La Princesa University Hospital in Madrid and associate professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Madrid.
He belongs to different national and international scientific societies and has been part of several advisory working groups in the Ministry of Health.
She is the first female president of the Spanish Association of Surgeons (ACS), from November 2022.
Claudia Santucci is a postdoctoral researcher for the Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan (Italy). Her main research of interest is cancer epidemiology and during her PhD, she focused her studies on the analysis of cancer incidence, mortality, and survival trend and the implementation of predictive models of future rates. She works as a biostatistician also for the Mario Negri Institute (Milan), in the Cancer epidemiology unit handling and developing various projects. For details and publications, see https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Claudia-Santucci
Ph.D. in Medicine by the University of Alcalá (UAH) and specialist in Microbiology and Clinical Parasitology.
She is a full professor at the University in the Department of Biomedicine and Biotechnology and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Sciences of the UAH. In addition, she is a member of the Permanent Commission of the National Conference of Deans of Spanish Medical Faculties and director of the Master’s Degree in Microbiology applied to Public Health and Research in Infectious Diseases.
Carmen Gallardo Pino
Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Córdoba, master’s degree in Occupational Risk Prevention and doctor in Epidemiology and Public Health from the Rey Juan Carlos University.
She has held various university management positions, including that of Vice Rector of Social Policy, Environmental Quality and Healthy University from 2006 to July 2103. She currently holds the position of Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Rey Juan Carlos University, since 2013. She is also vice president of the Health Education Foundation (FUNDADEPS), of the San Carlos Clinical Hospital.