Maria Rubio Valera

Maria Rubio Valera

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María Rubio-Valera, Head of Quality and Patient Safety at the Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, is a graduate (2008) and a PhD (2012) in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona. Since 2017, she jointly leads Evaluation of Health Technologies in Primary Care and Mental Health (PRISMA) group.

Between 2013 and 2019, she was an associate professor at the University of Barcelona and has given master classes at the University of Barcelona, ​​the Pompeu Fabra University and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Her research focuses on the design and evaluation of health interventions using mixed methods. Specifically, it studies the magnitude and impact of health-related behaviors, such as adherence and health promotion activities, designing targeted interventions adapted to the patient's context to improve these behaviors and evaluating their effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.

In this line of work, in September 2020, she received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an entity that promotes the careers of young European researchers. This is the work "IMA-cRCT - Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Initial Medication Adherence intervention: a randomised controlled trial and economic model".

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Project name:
EquityCancer-LA_Improving equity in access to early diagnosis of cancer: implementation research in different healthcare systems of Latin America.
Leader
Maria Rubio Valera
Funding entities:
European Commission
Code
965226
Starting - finishing date:
2021 - 2025
Project name:
IMA-cRCT_Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Initial Medication Adherence intervention: cluster randomized controlled trial and economic model
Leader
Maria Rubio Valera
Funding entities:
European Commission
Code
948973
Starting - finishing date:
2021 - 2025
Project name:
Contratos predoctorales de formación en investigación en salud (PFIS). Beneficiari: Cristina Carbonell
Leader
Maria Rubio Valera
Funding entities:
Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
Code
FI20/00007
Starting - finishing date:
2021 - 2024
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