Roberto Rodriguez-Roisin#

Membership Number:5416
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Elected:2020
Homepage: http://www.idibaps.org


Present and Previous Positions
  • 1985 - 2015 Professor of Medicine (Tenure), Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona
  • 2007 - 2013 Board of Directors. Chair, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)
  • 2006 - 2010 Academic Affairs Director, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
  • 2001 - 2005 'Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Renal Pathobiology and Bioengineering' Chair, IDIBAPS, Barcelona
  • 2000 - 2017 Member of GOLD Scientific Committee
  • 1990 - 2002 Chief of Service, Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
  • 1994 - 2000 Chairman, Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona
  • 1992 - 1993 President, European Respiratory Society
  • 1982 - 1990 Chief of Section, Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.
  • 1980 - 1982 Visiting Scientist (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), Medicine, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), US

Fields of Scholarship
  • Asbestos Exposure: Lung Function – Pathology – Small Airways Dysfunction
  • Asthma Outbreaks by Soybean Dust Inhalation: Diagnosis – Pathognesis – Prevention
  • Bronchial Challenge Tests: AMP – Histamine – Mannitol – Methacholine – Platelet Acticating Factor
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonay Disease (COPD): Guidelines – Exacerbations – Physical Activity – Gas Exchange – Pulmonary Vascular Changes
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS): Definition – Diagnosis – Management – Pathophysiology

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Emeritus Researcher. Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Hosp Clínic-Universitat of Barcelona
  • 2015 Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona
  • 2014 Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Foundation (FERS)
  • 2012 Hall of Fame Award, COPD8 Meeting, Birmingham, UK
  • 2001 Career Scientist Distinction, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona
  • 1999 European Respiratory Society (ERS) Chairman Award, Madrid
  • 1998 Scientific and Technological Merit "Narcís Monturiol". Generalitat of Catalonia
  • 1997 Honorary Lecture (Conferencia Magistral) "Manuel Tapia", Spanish Thoracic Society (SEPAR)
  • 1997 Member of the Latin American Thoracic Society (ALAT)
  • 1994 Sodalem Honoris Causa. Slovak Pneumologic and Phthisiologic Society, Slovakia
  • 1994 "Severo Ochoa" Special Award for Biomedical Research. Fundación Ferrer, Barcelona
  • 1992 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) (Edinburgh)
  • 1992 "Josep Trueta" Special Award for Scientific Achievement. Catalan Academy of Medical Sciences (ACCMM)
  • 1990 Member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • 1980 Member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • 1975 Member of the Spanish Thoracic Society (SEPAR)
  • 1975 Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) 'Magna Cum Laudae Honour' (Premio Extraordinario), University of Barcelona

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