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Professor Alfredo Martinez

Portrait of Professor J. Alfredo Martínez

EDUCATION

University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

MD, 2012, Medicine Doctor

University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

B.Sc., 1979, Pharmacy

University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

PhD, 1982, Nutrition

Nutrition Society (London), UK

Reg. Nutr., 1991, Nutrition

POSITIONS HELD

  • 2004- Present Co-director of Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (University of Navarra)
  • 2003- Present University of Navarra (Spain) Head of Department of Physiology and Nutrition
  • 1992- Present University of Navarra (Spain) Professor of Nutrition
  • 1989-92 University of País Vasco (Spain), Professor
  • 1987-1988 University of Navarra (Spain), Lecturer
  • 1986-87 University of Santiago (Spain), Lecturer
  • 1984-86 University of Navarra (Spain), Assistant Lecturer
  • 1982-84 University of Nottingham (U.K), Postdoctoral Fellow

HONORS
EUROPA Prize (1995)
PHARMA COUNCIL (1999)
CEPA (2000)
DANONE (2002)
IBEROAMERICAN ACADEMY PRIZE (2005)

DUPONT PRIZE (2012)

HDL PRIZE (2015)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Nutrition Society
  • Association Française de Nutrition
  • Spanish Society of Nutrition (president 1999-2001)
  • Fellow American College of Nutrition
  • American Society of Clinical Nutrition
  • European Academia Nutritional Sciences
  • Académico Correspondiente Real Academia de Farmacia.(Royal Academy of Pharmacy, Spain)
  • Secretary of the Fedaration of European Nutrition Societies (FENS 2003-)
  • Spanish Federation of Nutrition, Food and Dieticians (president 2005-)
  • Member of the IUNS Council (2005-)

RESEARCH & EXPERTISE

  • The research fields in which I have been involved for the last years include:
  • Nutritional control of metabolism
  • Nutritional utilization of functional foods
  • Evaluation of nutritional status in different populations
  • Nutrition and immunity
  • Obesity: cell, animal and human intervention and epidemiological studies
  • Consumer surveys
  • Long-distance learning.

INDUSTRIAL RELEVANCE

  • International nutrition
  • Food and agro industries
  • Pharmaceutical industry

Contact Details

Catedrático de Nutrición
Departamento de Fisiología y Nutrición
Universidad de Navarra, Edificio de Investigación
C/Irunlarrea, 1
31008 Pamplona
Spain