Area: Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health

Area coordinator: Dr. Oriol Yuguero Torres and Dr. Alba Belles Belles

In this area we want to respond to epidemiological challenges with clinical and basic researchers. We combine our research to see the impact on public health and the environment around us of all the pathologies we attend in our care centers.

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Applied epidemiology

Group leader
  • Pere Godoy Garcia

This is a multidisciplinary group set up by doctors specializing in Preventive Medicine and Public Health and specialists in Family and Community Medicine that research the applications of epidemiology in the study of epidemic outbreaks, the investigation of risk factors for transmissible diseases, the stimation of coverage of periodic preventive activities in primary health care and pharmacoepidemiology...

ERLab, research in emergency medicine

Group leader
  • Oriol Yuguero Torres

ERLab is the only research group linked to emergency pathology research in Catalonia and the rest of the country...

Indicators and specifications of the quality in the Clinical Laboratory

Group leader
  • Maria Mercedes Ibarz Escuer

Interdisciplinary group with medical specialists belonging to the Clinical Laboratories of the Catalan Institute of Health...

Intensive Medicine

Group leaders
  • Jose Javier Trujillano Cabello
  • Jesus Caballero Lopez

The group's research is focused on improving safety in relation to the follow-up of patients with nosocomial infection, pulmonary disorders and/or artificial nutrition, as well as monitoring the quality of life of post-ICU patients, the assessment of the severity of the patients’ conditions and the construction of models to predict outcome...

Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Group on Musculoskeletal Pathology, Fragility and Pain Management

Group leader
  • Jaume Mas Atance

Our research group is clinical and multidisciplinary to promote patient-centered medicine encompassing diverse and complementary visions of musculoskeletal pathology...

Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacodynamics (P&P)

Group leader
  • Juan Antonio Schoenenberger Arnaiz

The Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacodynamics (P&P) Research Group is a multidisciplinary group that includes medical doctors from different specialties, pharmacists from different specialties, and graduates in nursing...

Research in clinical microbiology and antibiotic resistance

Group leader
  • Alba Belles Belles

Our group is made up of specialists in Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Analysis...