Board members: Santiago DURAN GARCIA

Santiago DURAN GARCIA
E-mail : sduran@duransanz.com
Professor, Doctor
Seville, Spain

Current Position:
Doctor in medicine and surgery
Full Professor of endocrinology and nutrition
Chairmen of Endocrinology and Nutrition Service since 1979
University of Seville, Medical School, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Valme
Avda. Sevilla-Cadiz s/n. Seville 41014, Spain

Previous appointments:
– University of Valladolid, Spain
– 1975-78: Interim Associate Professor: Patología y Clínica Medica
– 1978-79: Permanent Associate Professor: Patología y Clínica Médica
– 1975-78: Chief of Internal Medicine Section

Special Area of Interest and Expertise:
– Internal Medicine, endocrinology and clinical nutrition, diabetes research, clinical trials in diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular risk
– 1971: PhD. Medicine and Surgery. University of Valladolid, Spain
– 1973: MD. Medicine and Surgery. University of Valladolid, Spain
– 1975: University Doctor (Medicine). University of Paris VII, France.

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION / SPECIALIZATION / TRAINING
– 1973: Specialist in Internal Medicine. University of Valladolid, Spain
– 1975: Specialist in Endocrinology and Nutrition. University of Valladolid, Spain
– 1973-75: Fellowship of French Government. INSERM, Unité 55, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Paris, France
– 1975: Research Attaché. INSERM, Unité 55, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Paris, France

Other Activities:
– Responsible for teaching of pre-graduate students in “Medical pathology 2” and “Clinical nutrition and diet” and “Domestic and Community Medicine”
– Principal investigator of the “Diabetes and Obesity Trial Unit”, Hospital Universitario de Valme University of Seville, Spain
– 40 clínical trials between 1995 and 2007

Articles and Publications:
– 95 articles: 71 in national, and 24 in international peer reviews
– 35 chapters in books: 29 national editors, and 6 international editors
– 6 books: 4 national, and 2 international editorials
– 234 communications: 161 national, and 73 international congresses

Center of interest:
Education and research at the University, and in European Hospitals.
Cooperation with the Mediterranean countries and form Latin America.