Sunday 29th of January 2023

Researchers of Health Module

Researchers of Health Module

 Elena Urdaneta

Elena UrdanetaPhD in Pharmacy from the Universidad de Navarra in 1995. Elena has made visiting in the UCLA Faculty of Medicine (Los Angeles, California) and the Physiology Department of the University of California in Irvine (UCI). She is the principal researcher on numerous funded research projects on physiology and she is the author or co-author of over twenty scientific research articles in international periodicals. In 2004 she received the "Beca Ortiz de Landazuri" granted by the Health Department of the Government of Navarre. She is a member of the Sociedad Espa├▒ola de Ciencias Fisiol├│gicas and of the American Physiological Society.

She currently combines her position as Contracted Lecturer as Doctor in Physiology at the Universidad Publica de Navarra with her role as Deputy Director at INGEMA, which both promotes research projects in the field of the promotion of active aging and e-health.



├üngel Rodr├şguez-Laso

PhD in Medicine and Surgery awarded by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). He is a specialist in Family and Community Medicine (awarded by UAM) and holds a Master of Public Health awarded by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine through a grant from La Caixa-British Council. He was awarded a postgraduate Diploma in Design and Statistics for the Health Sciences by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Between 2000 and 2004 he worked as an associate professor and researcher at the Centro Universitario de Salud P├║blica (CUSP) in Madrid, as a member of the research team "Aging in Legan├ęs" and assigned to the European Union project CLESA (Cross-National Determinants of Quality of Life and Health Services for the Elderly). He has also participated in other research projects on aging through public calls. From 2004 to 2010 he has been a public health officer in the Directorate General of Primary Care in the Community of Madrid. In this position he has been responsible for the Regional Health Survey of Madrid 2007 and has worked on planning for cancer prevention in the region and the detection of health inequalities related to age, sex and socioeconomic and immigration status. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals, especially on issues related to aging. He is a reviewer of the journal Aging (Milano).

He is currently a researcher at the Department of R & D of Instituto Gerontol├│gico Mat├şa (INGEMA) Foundation.


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