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Palliative medicine physician

Juan Manuel Núñez Olarte, Spanish palliative medicine physician. Achievements include research on cultural and ethical issues in the delivery of palliative care, terminal sedation, and opioid-induced myoclonus. Madrid-Quebec fellowship Exchange Committee Madrid-Quebec, 1989, grantee Spanish National Ministry of Health, 1997, Madrilenian Ministry of Health, 1998.

Background

Olarte, Juan Manuel Núñez was born on April 14, 1959 in Barcelona, Spain. Son of Juan Manuel Núñez Gutierrez and Maria de los Angeles Olarte Valoria.

Education

Graduate medicine and surgery, University Autónoma, Madrid, Spain, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in History of Medicine, University Autónoma, Madrid, Spain, 1994. Master in Palliative Medicine, University Valladolid, Spain, 1997.

Master in Palliative Medicine, University Barcelona, 1999.

Career

Resident in internal medicine Hospital General University Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, 1985—1989, physician, research and academy coordinator Passenger Car Unit, since 1990. Clinical fellow palliative medicine Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1989—1990. Visiting research scholar James Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1997.

Associate professor medicine University Complutense, Madrid, since 2000. Director, professor palliative medicine various universities, 1995—2002. Member international advisory board World Health Organization Collaborating Center Development Palliative Care, Edmonton, Canada, 1992—1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on cultural and ethical issues in the delivery of palliative care, terminal sedation, and opioid-induced myoclonus.

Membership

Member Youth Association Union de Centro Democratic, 1977-1979, Association of Friends of the National Archaeol. Museum, 1980-1985. Second lieutenant Sanitary Corps Spanish Army, 1984. Member of Madrilenian Association for Palliative Care (board directors since 1994), Spanish Association for Palliative Care (executive secretary 1992-1993, science secretary 1993-1995, board directors 1992—2000, ethics committee since 2000), European Association for Palliative Care (research steering committee since 1996).

Connections

Married Maria Josefa Fernández-Shaw Toda, November 8, 1985. Children: Diego, Almudena.

father:
Juan Manuel Núñez Gutierrez Maria

mother:
Maria

spouse:
Maria Josefa Fernández-Shaw Toda

child:
Diego Olarte

child:
Almudena Olarte