Psychosocial factors in chronic diseases, e.g., chronic pain disorders, coronary artery disease, cancer Social support and health.
Previous research experience in Spain (University of Deusto, Severo Ochoa Hospital), United States (Virginia Commonwealth University, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University) and China (Institute for Heart, Lung, and Blood Vessel Diseases in Beijing).
Bizkaia Talent Mobility Fellowship Invited expert/evaluator for the European Commission Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing - Personalising Health and Care Work Programme.
Psychology and Health Group at BioCruces Health Research Institute.
PhD in Medical Psychology in 2008 from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA.