Shaping the Science of Tomorrow

Lluis Serra-Majem

Professor of Preventive Medicine & Public Health and Director of the Research Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

LluĂ­s Serra Majem (Barcelona, 1959) is a medical doctor with a Ph.D. specialising in Preventive Medicine and Public Health Nutrition. In 1988, he became Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the School of Medicine of the University of Barcelona, and in 1995 Full Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where he also serves as Director of the Biomedical and Health Research Institute. He is President and founder of the NGO Nutrition without Borders, as well as of the Nutrition Research Foundation. He has published 65 books and 395 peer reviewed scientific papers with an impact factor over 1500 and an H-index of 56. His main areas of research are: public health nutrition, Mediterranean diet and obesity prevention. He was the President of the I and III World Congress of Public Health Nutrition and he chairs the International Foundation of Mediterranean Diet. He is currently Member of the Experts Project Team of the Nutrition and Food Systems Report from FAO High Level Panel of Experts (2016-17) and Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative from Harvard University (2017).