PhD degree (Cum Laude) at the Complutense University, Madrid, Spain with the thesis “Assessment of inflammatory activity with ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis”.
Visiting Fellowship at the Department of Radiology, Musculoskeletal Unit (Prof M. van Holsbeeck), Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, Michigan, USA, 1995).
Professional experience and Academic activity
Staff member of the Department of Rheumatology and researcher at the Joint and Bone Research Unit at the Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Associate Professor of the Department of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
International and national educational activity
Founder and Chairperson of the Ultrasound School of the Spanish Society of Rheumatology in 1996.
Organizer and/or faculty member in more than 300 national and international musculoskeletal ultrasound courses under the umbrella of the Spanish Society of Rheumatology, EULAR, ACR, and other International Scientific Societies.
Convenor and senior author of the EULAR Ultrasound Scanning Guide and App, 2016.
Chairperson of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Standing Committee on Musculoskeletal Imaging (2013-2017).
Co-chair of the OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology) Ultrasound group (2008-2016).
Author of 200 publications in indexes international journals and 40 book chapters or books.