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educator , physician , clinical researcher

Alberto De Leiva, Spanish physician, educator, clinical researcher. Diplomate Spanish Board Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Nutrition, American Board Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine. Recipient Research grant Fis and Caycit, Spain, 1979-1998, Research grant Telematics, Brussels, 1994-1998.

Background

Leiva, Alberto De was born on September 23, 1945 in Malaga, Spain. Son of Cristobal and Carmen (Hidalgo) De Leiva.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Barcelona, Spain, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Complut., Madrid, 1973. Master in Health Economics, University Povipeu i Fabra, Barcelona, 2000.

Career

Resident in medicine Departments Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Madrid, 1968-1972. Fellow in diabetes and medicine Harvard University, Boston, 1973-1974. Fellow in endocrinology University Minnesota University Hospital, 1974-1976.

Fellow in nuclear medicine National Institutes of Health and Georgetown Medical Center, Washington, 1976-1978. Director department endocrinology and nutrition Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain, since 1981. Professor medicine University Autonoma, Spain, since 1990.

Association professor department physiology and biochemistry University Barcelona, 1968-1970. Associate professor physiology University Autonoma, 1980-1981. Kroc visiting professor University Minnesota, 1991.

Section head department medicine Hospital Sant Pau, 1991-1996. President science programme committee European Association for the Study of Diabetes, 1992-1995. Science director, vice president Fundació Diabem, Barcelona, since 1994.

Chairman 7th European Pineal Society Coloquium, 1996. Liaison European Association for the Study of Diabetes-SVD Action Programme, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Spanish Board Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Nutrition, American Board Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine.

Membership

Lieutenant Spanish Navy, 1969-1971. Member Spanish Diabetes Society (president 1988-1992, director Journal Diabetes 1988-1992, Research grant 1988), European Association for the Study of Diabetes Council (honorary secretary 1992-1995, Albert Renold medal 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, photography.

Connections

Married Maria Del Carmen Pérez-Aguado. 1 child, Alejandra.

father:
Cristobal Leiva

mother:
Carmen (Hidalgo) De Leiva

spouse:
Maria Del Carmen Pérez-Aguado

child:
Alejandra Leiva