She participates in the “Smoke-free homes” project, coordinated by the Tobacco Control Unit (UCT). This initiative, addressed to families with children whose parents smoke, aims to adapt and test the effectiveness of an intervention consisting of various activities for families to learn about the benefits of quitting smoking at home and turn it into a […]

Armando Peruga is a medical doctor. He graduated from the Masters and Doctoral programs of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He performed as the director of the Research Institute on Health and Welfare in Madrid and later became the Dean of the National School of Public Health. In the early 80’s he […]

She has worked in the Health Protection Agency of United Kingdom as a locum Consultant of communicable disease control (CCDC) doing epidemiological surveillance and outbreak detection and control. Worked with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in development and assessment of humanitarian projects. Also worked as a consultant for poliomyelitis eradication for the World Health Organization (WHO). […]

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, 1999). In 2000, she collaborated on research conducted in the Department of Psychology at the Royal Holloway (University of London). She obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2004 and a […]

Doctor of Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1990. Predoctoral researcher from 1990 to 1994 at the Unit of Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Research of Cancer (IMIM). Master’s in Public Health and PhD from UAB in 1995. Completed a postdoctoral stay (1994-1995) at the General Epidemiology Laboratory of the “Mario Negri” Institute in Milan. His research […]

Dr Fu holds a degree in Psychology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile (1998). She received a Doctoral degree from the University of Barcelona in 2011. She worked in clinical and community psychology in psychological assessment and psychosocial intervention with vulnerable groups. Subsequently, she began her research training and joined the Tobacco […]

Dr. Martinez has designed several tobacco control programs aimed at transferring scientific knowledge into practice in healthcare services. She has worked with mixed methodologies (qualitative and quantitative) involving participation-action to enable the implementation of programs through the coordination of the “Smoke-free Hospitals” project. Her scientific contribution stands out due to her knowledge in the analysis […]

Anna holds a Degree in Nursing from the University of Barcelona (UB, 1990) and Oncology Nursing (ICO UB, 2004). She works as a nurse at the ICO since 1991, first at the department of Hematology-Oncology, and since 2009 she leads a full-time tobacco cessation consultation at the Tobacco Control Unit. As a nurse, she is […]

In 2000 she worked in the Department of Health Psychology at the Royal Holloway University of London in the Diabetes Research Group, collaborating on various scientific projects and translating questionnaires. For five years of her professional career she has performed psychological therapy on adults with mental disorders from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, providing support in smoking […]