miguel angel martinezProf. Miguel Ángel Martínez-Gonzalez, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Navarra.


He is the principal investigator of the SUN cohort, which was initiated in 1999 and has already recruited over 22000 participants with  >120 scientific publications. He has been the coordinator of the PREDIMED Network (RD 06/0045) funded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III from 2006 to 2013. He was awarded in 2013 with a 2.1 million euro Advanced Research Grant by the European Research Council PREDIMED-PLUS nº 340918 (2014-2019), He has been visiting scholar at Harvard School of Public Health, concretely at the Department of Nutrition lead by Prof. Willett, in 1998, 2001 and 2004. He is associated editor of the British Journal of Nutrition. He has co-authored over 450 peer-reviewed articles and has an h-index of 63 according to google scholar and of 49 according to the web of science. His articles have been cited  > 8200 times (average number of cites/article: 17.5). He has been the director and supervisor of 30 doctoral theses. He has been the editor or director of >20 books, two of which are the textbook “Bioestadística amigable” [Friendly biostatistics] (Diaz de Santos, 2006, 2ª ed; Elsevier 2014, 3ª ed) and the textbook “Conceptos de salud pública y estrategias preventivas” [Concepts of Public Health and preventive strategies] (Elsevier, 2013).

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