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  VIVES CASES, MARIA DEL CARMEN

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VIVES CASES, MARIA DEL CARMEN

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Academic background

  • MASTER EN SALUD PÚBLICA Y GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS SANITARIO
    Dpto. Salud Pública, Historia de la Ciencia y Ginecología. Universidad Miguel Hernández (21/10/2005)
  • DOCTORADO EN BIENESTAR SOCIAL Y DESIGUALDADES
    Centro de Estudios de Doctorado y Posgrado (07/06/2004)
  • DOCTORA EN SOCIOLOGÍA
    DPTO. SOCIOLOGÍA II, PSICOLOGÍA SOCIAL Y DIDÁCTICA. UNIVERSIDAD ALICANTE (07/06/2004)
  • DIPLOMA EUROPEO EN PROMOCIÓN DE LA SALUD.
    ESCUELA VALENCIANA SALUD PUBLICA (01/07/2003)
  • STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH IN EUROPE. EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH PROMOTION
    ETC-PHHP SUMMER SCHOOL. ESCUELA VALENCIANA SALUD PUBLICA (01/08/2002)
  • SOCIOLOGÍA
    UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE (01/07/1998)

Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Alicante (since 2018). Doctor and graduate in Sociology (2004 and 1998 respectively). Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Miguel Hernández University (2005). Vice Dean of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Internationalisation of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Alicante since 2016. Head of the Equility Unit of University of Alicante (from 2021). President of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology (2016-2018). Member of the Spanish Centre for Biomedical Research Networking (CIBER) in Epidemiology and Public Health since 2006. Principal investigator of different national and European projects. Her research activity focuses mostly on the study of social inequalities in health by gender, migratory or ethnic status, age, among others. A noteworthy aspect is her dedication to the issue of gender violence from the perspective of public health, consolidated with her participation and leadership in different national and European projects. She has more than one hundred scientific publications of recognised quality, with three 6-year research and 1-year transference activity periods accredited by the Spanish National Committee for Research Activity Evaluation. In October 2019, she was awarded as Honory Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the Faculty of Medicine of Umëa University (Sweden).