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Official Master in Public Health

The Master in Public Health is an International program of excellence for professional training in public health.

Its main objective is to enable students to understand the processes of health/disease and its determinants from the population perspective and tackling health problems through collective interventions of promotion, protection and health recovery.

Interuniversity Official Master is jointly organized by the University of Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

The program offers two itineraries: the professionalization and research, with the same load (120 ECTS, two academic years).

Since the academic year 2007-2008 until 2015, the head of Health Services Research Unit (Dr. Jordi Alonso) has been the coordinator of Master program. Some of the researchers involved in the group are in the steering committee and they are also teachers and responsible for some of the courses.

Johns Hopkins Fall Institute in Health Policy

Dr. Jordi Alonso is a member of the Directive Committee of the Fall Institute and participates, every year since 2004, as professor of some of the courses. Dr. Jordi Alonso is associated professor of Bloomberg School, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, since 2007.

Medical Residency Training (MIR)

Our group is part of the Training Unit in PSMar Public Health and Preventive Medicine created in 2003. The Unit is composed by 4 institutions (Hospital del Mar, IMIM, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, and Experimental and Health Sciences Department at the Pompeu Fabra University). The purpose of the Unit is to offer quality traning for Preventive Medicine and Public Health specialist to be as a way to help achieving excellence in their professional competence. The Unit stresses the abilities and attitudes related to public health research. Dr. Montserrat Ferrer is IMIM tutor of the Unit since 2008.

Ongoing PhD Thesis

The group's formative capacity is very important and it currently counts with 4 pre-doctoral researchers with competitive contracts and another 9 pre-doctoral researchers, in different phases of their thesis project.

Ongoing:

Alayo I. Improving the application of machine learning techniques in suicide research. Directors: Mortier P, Puig O, Vilagut G.

Andreu M. Traducción, adaptación cultural, validación de contenido y administración de una encuesta sobre conocimiento, creencias y actitudes de profesionales de kinesiología sobre los factores contextuales en el abordaje del dolor mu?sculoesquele?tico. Directors: Policastro P, Pardo Y.

Barragán  González AM. Acceso y equidad de acceso a los servicios de salud en Kennedy y Soacha, Colombia. Directors: Vázquez Navarrete ML, Mogollón Pérez A. Tutor: Alonso J.

Barrufet C. Effectiveness of treatments assessed with relevant outcomes in patients with massive rotator cuff tears: a mixed methodology study. Directors: Ferrer M, Buron A.

Duarte-Meza V. Calidad de vida en pacientes con deformidades dentofaciales. Directors: Ferrer M, Villanueva Maffei J.

Jerez Roig J. Funcionalitat en 11 països europeus, estudi SHARE i ELSA. Estudi longitudinal de 9 anys. Director: Coll Planas L. Tutor: Alonso J.

Lizano C. Impact of inhaled asthma treatment on pediatric patient-reported outcomes. Directors: Ferrer M, Garin O.

Martí-Pastor M. Desigualdades en salud por orientación  sexual y discriminación asociada. Director: Ferrer M.

Mayoral K. Evaluación del tratamiento con broncodilatadores de acción larga en los niños con asma: estudio observacional prospectivo. Directors: Ferrer M, Garin O.

Miret C. Impacte del tractament en els reingresos, les complicacions i la qualitat de vida relacionada amb la salut de les dones supervivents de cancer de mama. Directors: Ferrer M, Sala M.

Puértolas B. Suicidal behavior in Catalonia. Evaluation of a suicide prevention program. Directors: Alonso J, Mortier P, Vilagut G.

Soriano-Palacios N. Estudi avaluatiu del maneig del pacient amb ictus a l'Atenció Primària. Directors: Ferrer M, Brotons C.

Zamora V. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in patients with prostate cancer. Directors: Ferrer M, Garin O.

Contact

Coordinator:
Jordi Alonso(ELIMINAR)

Tel:
(34) 93 316 07 60

Fax:
(34) 93 316 07 97

Doctor Aiguader, 88
08003 Barcelona

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