Head of Health Information Systems, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Spain
Carme Borrell, Medical Doctor, PhD in public health, specialist in preventive medicine and public health and in family medicine. She works at the Public Health Agency of Barcelona (executive director). Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Editor in chief of the Spanish journal Gaceta Sanitaria (journal of public health) from 2010 to June 2016. Her area of research is the study of social determinants of health, leading 3 research groups on this topic, having lead many national and international projects and having published many scientific articles. She has been the principal investigator of the European Union 7th framework project SOPHIE (http://www.sophie-project.eu/).