Emilio Ros

Dr. Ros is director of the Lipid Clinic and Senior Consultant, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain. He led the nutritional intervention of the landmark PREDIMED trial of Mediterranean diet for primary cardiovascular prevention.

Dr. Ros graduated in Medicine (University of Barcelona, 1968), PhD in Medicine (University of Barcelona 1991), Specialist in Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine, New York 1972) and Gastroenterology (American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty Gastroenterology, Boston 1974).

Dr. Ros is member, founder and ancient vice-president of the Spanish Atherosclerosis Society (SEA). Member of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) and International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS) and is past president of the Ibero American Atherosclerosis Society. He was Chairman of the Scientific Committee, 74th Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society, 2004.

Dr. Ros has received numerous research grants and awards from public and private agencies. He has published 255 original papers in peer-reviewed journals, 26 original papers in other journals, 120 review papers, 26 editorials and 87 chapters in medical and scientific textbooks. He has been editor/director of 9 medical books/scientific supplements. He has been speaker at many scientific conferences and professor of many postgraduate courses on nutrition, lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis.