José Francisco Díaz, new manager of the Marqués de Valdecilla foundation

Dr. José Francisco Díaz has been named the new manager of the Marqués de Valdecilla foundation in the meeting that was held this Thursday under the presidency of the Minister of Health, César Pascual.

Dr. Díaz has an extensive professional career. He has been coordinator of the Breast Cancer Prevention program of the Ministry of Health of Cantabria, from September 1996 to December 2003.

He has been general director of Public Health of the Ministry of Health of the Government of Cantabria from July 2011 to July 2015. In addition, he has been responsible for the creation and development of the Registry of Prior Wills. Former president of the Ethics Commission of the College of Physicians of Cantabria, he is currently a member of the College of Physicians of Cantabria.

As head of the Health Resources Management section of the Ministry of Health of Cantabria, he has developed health programs in the field of primary health care, as well as information policies for the community on aspects of health care, promotion and coordination of the Area Health Council.

In addition, it has launched early cancer detection programs, and has established channels of collaboration with associations of patients, families and users of health services, promoting systems of participation and coordination, among other initiatives.

National coordinator of the Bioethics and Medical Humanities Working Group of the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) for eight years in various periods, he has been responsible for managing the Institute of Bioethics and Humanities of said society.

José Francisco Días has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Cantabria, and is a specialist in Family and Community Medicine, and Business Medicine. He has a master’s degree in Health Services Management from the University of Cantabria.

He also has a diploma in Health from the National School of Health (equivalent to a master’s degree in Public Health), and a master’s degree in Health Law and Bioethics from the University of Castilla La Mancha.

Dr. Díaz is a university specialist in vaccines from the University of Santiago de Compostela, and an expert in evaluating continuing education activities for health professions, and in auditing continuing education for health professions.

He has a specialization diploma from the National School of Health in ‘Transformations of the Health System and Services from the autonomous perspective’.

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