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evaluator , Psychologist , researcher , sociologist

Rocío Fernandez-Ballesteros, Spanish psychologist, sociologist, evaluator, researcher.


Fernandez-Ballesteros, Rocío was born on March 21, 1939 in León, Spain. Daughter of Hermógenes Fernandez and Dolores Ballesteros.


Licence in political science, University Madrid, 1960. Diploma in psychology, University Madrid, 1969. Diploma in sociology, International University Rome, 1962.

Master of Science, Complutense University, Madrid, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy cum laude, Complutense University, Madrid, 1973.


Assistant Autonoma University, Madrid, 1972-1974, associate professor, 1974-1976, full professor aging, assessment, evaluation, since 1979, director gerontology programs, since 1990. Associate professor National University Distance Education (Open University), 1976-1977. Professor Complutense University, 1979-1980.

Director department diagnosis Autónoma University Madrid, 1980-1983, dean faculty psychology, 1983-1987. Expert United Nations Educational, France and Venezuela, since 1984. Evaluator European Union, Belgium, 1995.

Visiting professor University Hawaii, 1986, 88, 90, University Costa Rica, 1987, Belgrano University, 1989, University Simon Bolivar, 1991, University São Paolo. Florida, 1996; visiting professor, evaluator Kuwait University, 1995. World Health Organization advisor, Global Metting on Health and Aging.


Member United Nations Expert Technology Committee International Plan of Action, 2001—2002. World Health Organization advisor Global Meeting on Health and Aging. Member European Association Psychological Assessment (president 1990-1999), IAAP (member executive committee since 1990, president division 2 1994-1998), Spanish Federation Psychological Association (executive since 1995), United Nations Expert Tech Communications International Plan of Action, 2001-2002.


  • Other Interests

    Sailing, scuba diving, waterskiing.


Married Carlos Giménez, October, 1959. 1 child, Mario.

Hermógenes Fernandez

Dolores Ballesteros

Carlos Giménez

Mario Fernandez-Ballesteros