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Researcher at the Tobacco Control Unit. Research activities are carried out in parallel with the coordination activities of the Catalan Smoke-Free Hospitals Network. She also collaborates with the Unit of Addictions of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.



Holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB, 1999). In 2000, realized a research stay at the Faculty of Psychology at Royal Holloway (University of London). Obtained a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2004 and a Master in Serious Mental Disorders from the University of Barcelona in 2006. In 2009, received the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Research Methods in psychology from the University of Barcelona (UAB). In 2014, received a Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona (UB).

For 15 years she is working as a clinical psychologist specialized in adult mental disorders in general and, particularly, in the area of tobacco control. She has translated a number of books and other psychology scientific texts from English; currently she is a reviewer of publications in various scientific journals.

Her main research area is tobacco control, specifically the relationship between tobacco consumption and mental disorders and mental healthcare. She has published about thirty scientific articles in the fields of tobacco control in healthcare settings, mental health and electronic cigarettes. Within the activities of the Catalan Smoke-Free Hospitals Network she coordinates, designs and evaluates tobacco control programs in the hospitals in general and specifically in the mental health departments.