Dr. Silvia Gil joins the Board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Neurology
The neurologist Silvia Gil, a member of Fundació ACE team, has joined the Board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN) as a member of the Social Relations Area. The Spanish Society of Neurology is a scientific society formed by more than 3,000 members, including the vast majority of Spanish neurologists and other health professionals interested in neurology. His appointment was effective after the end of the voting period, following the celebration of the Extraordinary General Assembly at the Annual Meeting and the resolution of the mandatory electoral process.
Dr. Silvia Gil will coordinate and direct the policy of relations with family and patient associations, she will be responsible for the Social Institutional Guarantee of the SEN and will coordinate the health training programs of the Society and all those activities corresponding to her area, as well as all those functions delegated to it at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
Native of Huesca, Silvia Gil is part of the team of Fundació ACE, the International University of Catalonia (UIC) and CIBERNED of Barcelona. She has also worked as a neurologist in the Alzheimer's Unit and other cognitive disorders at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, at Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin and at Fundación Jiménez Díaz in Madrid.
She is a doctor in Neurosciences by University of Barcelona. She obtained a USMLE medical license from the United States and made a postdoctoral stay at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Florida. She is also a member of the SEN Behaviour and Dementia Study Group and the Cognition and Behaviour Study Group of Catalan Society of Neurology.
Dr. Silvia Gil has participated as a researcher in several clinical trials on Alzheimer's disease. In addition, she is one of the coordinating neurologists of the European project 'Ethical and legal framework for Predictive Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Quality Of Life of individuals at risk and their close others' and participates in research projects of Fundació ACE and GR@CE, as well as in the European MOPEAD project, among others.
She has published several articles in scientific journals and has defended numerous communications in national and international conferences. In addition, she is a member of the 'Dopamina Coop' project, which conducts workshops to prevent cognitive impairment through theater.