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Cardiologist , researcher

Francisco Torrent-Guasp, Spanish cardiologist, researcher. Recipient Miguel Servet prize, Geneva, 1978. With Spanish Army, 1956-1957. Fellow European Society Cardiology; member Spanish Society Cardiology (Gold medal 1997).

Background

Torrent-Guasp, Francisco was born on September 7, 1931 in Gandía, Spain. Son of José Torrent-Moll and Purificación Guasp-Garcia.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Salamanca University, Spain, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, Autonomic University Barcelona, 1972. Degree (honorary), Complutensis University, Madrid, 1997.

Career

Associate professor physiology University Barcelona, 1972. Invited lecturer since 1970, University Freiburg, Germany, Guy's Hospital, London, National Heart Hospital, London, numerous international universities, including University Stockholm, University Paris, University Milan, Harvard University. Presenter in field; co-organizer First Workshop on Cardiac Structure and Performance, Alicante, Spain, 1995.

Membership

With Spanish Army, 1956-1957. Fellow European Society Cardiology. Member Spanish Society Cardiology (Gold medal 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Original sculpture-painting, called luminia.

Connections

Married Teresa Boluda-Mollá. Children: Maria Teresa, Ester, Francisco, Santiago.

father:
José Torrent-Moll

mother:
Purificación Guasp-Garcia

spouse:
Teresa Boluda-Mollá

child:
Ester Torrent-Guasp

child:
Maria Teresa Torrent-Guasp

child:
Santiago Torrent-Guasp

child:
Francisco Torrent-Guasp