Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Carme Carrion holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2002) from the University of Barcelona, a Master in Biotechnology (1995) from the same University and a Master in Conflictology (2008) from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). She is currently Health Professor at UOC and part-time Assistant Professor in the University of Girona (UdG).
Previously she has been Senior Researcher at the Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia (CAHTA) (2012 – 2016) and the director of Fundació UdG Medicina (a non-profit Organization linked to University of Girona) (2012 – 2015). Her research has gone from the basic biochemical sciences to translational medicine and impact assessment. She is the director of a the Doctorate Programme of Bioinformatics and also of Master’s Degree in eHealth at UOC’s School of Health Sciences, a new World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre in the field of eHealth. Linked to research she is the Principal Investigator of eHealth Lab Research Group and she is leading now the Design and Assessment of eHealth intervention area ok knowledge in the eHealth Center at UOC. The eHealth Center is an academic centre whose main goal is to capacitate and empower citizens and professionals through the use of technology so that they can lead the paradigm shift in health.
She has published several papers on high impact scientific journals and had been professor of various graduate and postgraduate modules, mainly in the areas linked to eHealth, Evidence-Based Medicine, Public Health and Research Methodology. She is also reviewer for different European Projects and has been actively involved as Researcher in different international projects in the areas of ICT-Health.