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medical association executive

Joseph Ma Via, Spanish medical association executive. Vice president Fundació Barcelona, since 1989; member Omnium Cultural, since 1992. Member Latin Association for Study of Health Systems, Academy Medical Sciences, Association Diplomates.

Background

Via, Joseph Ma was born on July 5, 1958 in St. Cugat del Vallès, Catalonia, Spain. Son of Enric Via and Pilar Redons.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain, 1982. Doctor of Science in Hospital Management, Escola d'Alta Direccio i Administracio, Barcelona, 1988. Master of Science in Health Care Administration, Montréal (Canada) University, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health, Barcelona University, 1995.

Career

Researcher, Equipe de Recherche Operationnelle en Sante/Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Sante, Montréal, 1986-1988; professor, EADA, Barcelona, 1988-1992; professor, Montréal U., 1992-1994; general secretary, Catalan Health Institute, Barcelona, 1988-1989; chief of staff of health minister, Catalonia Ministry of Health, Barcelona, 1989-1991; health planning director, Catalonia Ministry of Health, Barcelona, 1991-1994; international division director, Hospital Consortium Catalonia, S.A., Barcelona, 1994; president of the board directors, Hospital Consortium Catalonia, Consultoria i Gestio, S.A., Barcelona, since 1997; secretary, Generalitat de Catalunya. Consultant Warner Bros., Washington, 1994-1995. Board directors Red Cross Hospital, Llobregat, Spain.

Membership

Vice president Fundació Barcelona, since 1989. Member Omnium Cultural, since 1992. Member Latin Association for Study of Health Systems, Academy Medical Sciences, Association Diplomates.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: literature, musical composition, reading, sports, member Barcelona football club.

Connections

Married Carme Espinal. Children: Pau, Oriol.

father:
Enric Via

mother:
Pilar Redons

spouse:
Carme Espinal

child:
Oriol Via

child:
Pau Via