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Postgraduate on Active & Healthy Ageing Project Management

Academic Directors

Paulina Ballbè

  • Specialist Lawyer in European Law.
  • Master in Development Cooperation from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium).

Jordi Camí

  • Professor of Pharmacology at the Pompeu Fabra University


Immaculada Arpa

  • Representative of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission in Brussels.

Lourdes Bermejo

  • Consultant in social and educational programs with senior citizens.
  • PhD in Science Education from the UNED (National Open University).
  • Lecturer of gerontology pedagogy at the University of Barcelona.

Jordi Camí

  • Professor of Pharmacology at the Pompeu Fabra University

Teresa Capel

  • Deputy Head in the WHO Office of Barcelona.
  • Master in Human Resources from the University of Barcelona.

Araceli Crespo

  • Manager at the Catalan Voluntary Work Training Plan, the National Associations and Volunteer Plan, and of the Catalan Government's Volunteering Service website.

Manuel Cuenca

  • Emeritus professor and director of the Institute for Leisure Studies of the University of Deusto.

Pilar Martínez

  • Director of the Program on Active Aging and Personal Autonomy.

Mercè Mas

  • Member of the Executive Board at the Catalan Senior Citizen's Council.

Pilar Medina

  • Communication, Advertising and Society, Research Group Coordinator.
  • PhD in Psychology from the University of Barcelona.
  • Junior lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Felip Miralles

  • R&D director at Barcelona Digital Technology Centre (BDigital).
  • Master in Communication Science from the University New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

Natàlia Pascual Argenté

  • Academic Coordinator on the Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics programs UPF Barcelona School of Management.
  • Master's Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis (Health Economics and Policy).
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Economics and Business of Pompeu Fabra University and researcher at the Center for Research in Health and Economics (CRES) at Pompeu Fabra University.

Julio Pérez Díaz

  • Member of the Geriatric and Gerontology Association (SEGG).
  • PhD in Sociology from the UNED (National Open University).

Sacramento Pinazo

  • Founding member of the Programs for Intervention and Intergenerational Support for IMSERSO.
  • Tenured lecturer at the Department of Social Psychology of the University of Valencia. 

Enric Rovira-Beleta

  • Accessibility Consultant at Rovira-Beleta.
  • Bachelor in Architecture from the Higher Technical School of Architecture (Barcelona).
  • Lecturer at the Higher Technical School of Architecture (Barcelona).

Mayte Sancho

  • Scientific Director at Matia Gerontology Institute (San Sebastián)
  • Master in Social Gerontology from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Cristina Segura

  • Manager of the Senior Citizens Program for the La Caixa Foundation Social Area.

Ma Àngels Treserra

  • Doctorate in Neurology.

Patricia Vidal

  • Consultant at LAPPSET for the design and development of equipment for physical activity for the elderly and disabled.
  • Postgraduate course in Active and Healthy Ageing from UPF-IDEC.