Prof. Dr. J. Alfredo Martínez

Vice-Chairperson


President-Elect of IUNS. Dept. Physiology and Nutrition. University of Navarra. Pamplona. Spain.

Biography

EDUCATION
University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain B.Sc. 1979 Pharmacy
University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain PhD 1982 Nutrition
Nutrition Society (London), UK. Reg. Nutr. 1991 Nutrition

Positions Held
2004- Present Co-director of Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (University of Navarra)
2003- Present University of Navarra (Spain) Head of Department of Physiology and Nutrition
1992- Present University of Navarra (Spain) Professor of Nutrition
1989-92 University of País Vasco (Spain), Professor
1987-1988 University of Navarra (Spain), Lecturer
1986-87 University of Santiago (Spain), Lecturer
1984-86 University of Navarra (Spain), Assistant Lecturer
1982-84 University of Nottingham (U.K), Postdoctoral Fellow

Honors
EUROPA Prize (1995)
PHARMA COUNCIL (1999)
CEPA (2000)
DANONE (2002)
IBEROAMERICAN ACADEMY PRIZE (2005)

Professional Membership
Nutrition Society
Association Française de Nutrition
Spanish Society of Nutrition (president 1999-2001)
Fellow American College of Nutrition
American Society of Clinical Nutrition
European Academia Nutritional Sciences
Académico Correspondiente Real Academia de Farmacia.(Royal Academy of Pharmacy, Spain)
Secretary of the Fedaration of European Nutrition Societies (FENS 2003-)
Spanish Federation of Nutrition, Food and Dieticians (president 2005-)
Member of the IUNS Council (2005-)

RESEARCH & EXPERTISE
The research fields in which I have been involved for the last years include:
Nutritional control of metabolism
Nutritional utilization of functional foods
Evaluation of nutritional status in different populations
Nutrition and immunity
Obesity: cell, animal and human intervention and epidemiological studies
Consumer surveys
Long-distance learning.

NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS with ISBN> Over 350
BOOKS AND CHAPTERS> Over 50
INVITED SPEAKER> Over 100 lectures at international and national level (selected forum)
FUNDED PROJECTS> 40 ,