Miguel Angel Martinez Gonzalez, MD, MPH, PhD

Miguel Angel Martinez Gonzalez

Miguel Ángel Martínez-González, PhD is professor and chair of the department of preventive medicine and public health at the University of Navarra Medical School in Spain.He is also the principal investigator of an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council funding the PREDIMEDPLUS trial (a large clinical trial assessing the effects of a Mediterranean diet on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease). He is a chronic disease epidemiologist with more than 20 years of experience in the study of clinical, genetic, nutritional, and other lifestyle determinants of cardiovascular disease. Miguel is also the principal investigator of the SUN cohort study, and was the coordinator of the several centers included in the PREDIMED Network. He is one of the best known worldwide experts on the Mediterranean diet and has comprehensively studied the nutritional determinants of obesity in the Spanish population. (Pamplona, Spain)