Date and Place of birth: 05/05/1947. Quinto de Ebro, Zaragoza (Spain)
Academic details: 1975: PhD in Veterinary Medicine, University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Professional details: Jul. 2012 – present: Honorary President of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre Jesus Uson (JUMISC). 1995 – Jun. 2012: Scientific Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre Jesús Usón Foundation. 1986 – present: Professor of Surgical Pathology and Surgery at the University of Extremadura (UEx). 1980 – 1986: Director of the Animal Surgery School at the Experimental Institute of Surgery and Reproduction. University of Zaragoza. 1973 – 1986: Assistant Professor, Interim, Temporary Teacher and finally Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery, Obstetrics, and Pathology of Reproduction. University of Zaragoza.
Healthcare professionals & researchers training: Director of 43 doctoral theses and research theses. Tutor of 28 research fellows financed by public and private entities. Director / Coordinator of educational courses attended by 19.180 national and international health professionals in the fields of medicine, veterinary, pharmacy, nursing, etc. and different specialized fields (laparoscopy, microsurgery, endoscopy, diagnosis and endoluminal therapy, anesthesiology, etc). Development and teaching of 19 monographic doctorate courses at the Univ. of Extremadura
Research studies: 49 RDI projects financed by different public and private entities. Co-author of the project “The Health and Innovation City”. Cáceres, October 2007.
Participation in more than 400 national and international scientific congresses.
Author of more than 200 research papers in national and international scientific journals. Author of 37 books, 4 monographs, 32 poster publications, 35 scientific videos, 12 interactive CD and 4 DVD.
Guest lecturer at 10 European and American research centres.
23 patents and utility models of diverse devices and surgical instruments and 10 mobile applications (3D interactive App). 10 industrial designs.
Scientific memberships & awards and other merits: Founder of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre Jesús Usón (1986). Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Principality of Asturias (2005), of 19 National and International Scientific Societies and of the Royal Academy of Veterinary Sciences of Eastern Andalusia (RACVAO) (2015). Author of Laparoscopic Surgery Training. Step by Step, awarded as the Best Project in Postgraduate Teaching and/or Training of specialists. Chair of Medical Education. Lilly-UCM Foundation (2008). 38 Research Awards, awarded by different public and private entities among which the National Research Award of the “Excma. Diputación Provincial de Zamora” on Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery and Medical and Experimental Surgery (2009). Golden Medal of Extremadura granted by the Government of Extremadura (1996). Gold Medal for Work Merit. B.O.E. núm. 296. Real Decreto 1661/2007. Adopted Son of the City of Cáceres. Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Cáceres (2008). Beloved Son of Villa de Quinto. Zaragoza (2008). Gold Cross of the Civil Order Alfonso X El Sabio (2008) and Cross to the Police Merit, awarded for his professional career and collaboration with the national security forces (2013).