Head, Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Service at the Complexo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña (CHUAC), Spain. Professor of Medicine, University of A Coruña (UDC)
She obtained MD at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Specialization in Cardiology at Clinica Puerta de Hierro (Madrid) and PhD from Universidad Autónoma (Madrid).
She served in several scientific societies: President of the Spanish Working Group on HF and HT (2003-2006); Board of Directors, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) (2010-1013). Board member of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC (2012-2018). Secretary of the HFA Executive Committee (2016-2018). Chair of the HFA Advanced HF Committee (2017-2018). She is currently a member of the ESC Education Committee.
Her main fields of research interest are HF and HT. She chaired the ESC HF Long-term Registry (2013-2016), the HFA scientific statement on advanced HF (2018) and the Spanish post-HT Tumor Registry.