Official Master's Degree in Physiotherapy of the Thorax

Course coordinator

Rosa Josa Armengol
E-mail address: rosa.josa@eug.es

Master direction

Núria López Galbany
Georgina Mateu Vives
Vanesa Rodríguez Salés
Andrea Valiente Planas
 
Contact: rosajosa@eug.es

Lecturers

Module 1: ANATOMO-PHYSIOLOGY, THORACIC EXPLORATION AND EVALUATION AND PHYSIOTHERAPY TECHNIQUES
Teaching staff:
Felip Burgos Rincón 
Diploma in Nursing. Master’s degree in Respiratory Medicine. Doctorandum
Nurse, Laboratori de Funció Pulmonar, H Clinic de Barcelona, Lecturer, Bachelor’s degree programmes, UB.

Jean Chevaillier
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Specialising in respiratory Physiotherapy in Cystic Fibrosis, author of the autogenic drainage technique. Lecturer in Düsseldorf Alemanya and at the Vrije Universiteit, Brussels.

Quentin De Halleux
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Specialising in respiratory Physiotherapy in paediatrics. Lecturer, University of Health Sciences (Haute École de Santé Vaud), Lausanne, Switzerland. Physiotherapist, Head of paediatrics, Centre Hospitaler Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne.

José Angel De Marcos
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. Specialising in radio diagnostics, thoracic radiology. Lecturer, UB. Head of Radiology, HU Mútua Terrassa.

Franceck Drobnic
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Medicine of Physical Education and Sport. Lecturer at Escola de Medicine de l’Educació Física i l’Esport, UB. Advisor to Ministerio Educación y Ciencia – Grants for Physical Activity and Health. Head of Research Department, Centre d’Alt Rendiment, San Cugat.

Joaquim Gea Guiralt
Doctor of Medicine. AQU-ANECA accreditation.Head of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital del Mar de Barcelona.Dean, Facultat de Ciències de la Salut i la Vida and Professor of Physiology, Pompeu Fabra University.

Josep Lluis Heredia Budó
Doctor of Medicine. Lecturer, UB. Head of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Rosa Mª Josa Armengol
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. University Diploma in Nursing. Postgraduate course in Physiotherapy of the Thorax.

Georgina Mateu Vives
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Master’s degree in Physiotherapy of the Thorax. University Diploma in Nursing. Physiotherapist, Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí, Sabadell.

Ricart Montané Escofet
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat 

Josep Mª Potau Ginés
Doctor of Medicine. National Authorisation for Human Anatomy and Embryology. Lecturer, department of Human Anatomy, UB.


Module 2: PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF THE THORAX. EXPLORATION, EVALUATION, DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT IN PHYSIOTHERAPY I
Teaching staff:
Empar Alvarez Auñón
PhD in Medicine. Specialising in cardiology. Lecturer, UB, Department of Medicine. Head of Cardiology, H U Mútua Terrassa.

Montserrat Bosque García
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. Doctorandum. Lecturer Fundació Universitària Parc Taulí, UAB. Director of Master’s degree in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, UAB. Head, Unitat de Pneumologia i Al·lergologia Pediàtrica Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí de Sabadell. 

Adriana Castanyer Llanes
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Studies, University Diploma in Physiotherapy, Master’s degree in Physiotherapy of the Thorax. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Rafael Fernandez Fernández
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Intensive Care and Emergencies. Master’s degree lecturer, UIC, collaborator on the Master’s degree “Critical Patients” UB-UAB (Accreditation: AQU Advanced Research). Head of Intensive Care, Fundació Althaia, Manresa.

Pilar Grané Serra de Pontgrau
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Diploma in Physiotherapy. Specialising in Cardio-respiratory Physiotherapy. Lecturer, UIC and Blanquerna.

Rosa Güell Rous
PhD in Medicine. Specialising in Respiratory Pathology. Lecturer, UAB. Senior Consultant in charge of Respiratory RHB, Departament de Pneumologia, H Sant Pau, Barcelona.

Núria López Galbany
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Master’s degree in Physiotherapy of the Thorax. University Diploma in Nursing. Physiotherapist, Servei Paediatrics Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí de Sabadell

Manel Luján Torné
Doctor of Medicine. Lecturer, UAB. Senior Associate Doctor, Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí, Sabadell.

Fátima Morante Vélez
Diploma in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Respiratory Medicine, UB (PhD student). Lecturer on doctoral programme, UAB. Nurse, Servei de Pneumologia, H San Pau, Barcelona.

Mariona Noray Malgrat
Diploma in Physiotherapy. Specialising in Respiratory Physiotherapy in Intensive Care. Physiotherapist, Intensive Care Unit, H Parc Taulí Sabadell.

Núria Oriol Peregrina
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy, Master’s Degree in Bioethics. Specialising in Speech Therapy and Swallowing Disorders. Lecturer, FUB Manresa (UAB). Speech Therapist, HU Mútua Terrassa.

Alexandre Sionis
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. Specialising in cardiology. Master’s Degree Lecturer, UB, UAB. Section Head, Unitat Coronària, H Sant Pau, Barcelona.

Thierry Troosters
PhD in Physiotherapy. Specialising in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Lecturer, Faculty of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Physiotherapist/ Researcher, Faculty of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Brussels.

François Vermeulen
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, MSc (PhD student). Specialising in Paediatrics and asthma. Lecturer, University of Health Sciences (Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud), Lausanne, Switzerland, Ecole d'ambulancies Bois-Cerf, Lausanne, Switzerland, Université Libre de Bruxel·les, Belgium.

Maria Virgili Casas
PhD in Medicine. Specialising in Endocrinology, Nutrition, Bromatology. Lecturer, UB. Associate Doctor of Endocrinology, HU de Bellvitge.
 

Mòdul 3: PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF THE THORAX. EXPLORATION, EVALUATION, DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT IN PHYSIOTHERAPY II
Teaching staff:
Pere Almagro Mena
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in in geriatrics and respiratory illnesses. Lecturer, UB. Lecturer, Master’s degree on Elderly and Multi-Pathological Patients and Master’s Degree on Clinical Gerontology, UAB. e Doctor, Servei de Medicina Interna HU Mútua Terrassa.

Josep Belda Sanchís
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Thoracic Surgery. Lecturer, UB, Dep. de Cirurgia. Head of Thoracic Surgery, HU Mútua Terrassa.

Enric Boyer Muñoz
Diploma in Physiotherapy. Lecturer, UDG. Physiotherapist, cardio-respiratory area, H U Trueta de Girona. Research areas: Techniques of bronchial clearance.

Ramón Farrés Coll
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Human Anatomy and Digestive and Abdominal Surgery. Lecturer, U de Girona. Head of Colo-Rectal Surgery, H Trueta de Girona.

Josep Lluis Heredia Budó
Doctor of Medicine. Lecturer, UB. Head of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Emma Majos Brunet
Diploma in Physiotherapy, DU Respiratoire et Cardiovasculaire, U Jean Claude Bernard Lyon. Lectuerer, U J Claude Bernard Lyon. Physiotherapist in Intensive Care Unit, H Pneumo-cardiologique Louis Pradel, Lyon.

Carlos Mestre Lucio Careo
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in cardiac surgery. Lecturer, UB. Senior Consultant, Servei de Cirurgia Cardiovascular, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.

Jean Bernard Michotte
Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, MSc, (PhD student). Specialising in mechanical ventilation. Lecturer on Physiotherapy, University of Health Sciences, Haute École de Santé Vaud), Lausanne, Switzerland (Accreditaion :Société de Kinésithérapie de Réanimation), Institut de formation en masso-kinésithérapie de Berck-sur-mer France, Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur Parnasse - Deux Alice, Brussels, Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, France, University Hospital of Geneva Switzerland, Société de Kinésithérapie de Réanimation, Paris, France.

Salvador Quintana Riera
Doctor of Medicine, Instructor in Cardio-respiratory Resuscitation, CCR and SEMICYUC. Specialising in intensive care, cardiac arrest and Bioethics. Head of Unitat de crítics, HU Mútua Terrassa.

Ramón Rami Porta
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Thoracic Surgery. Chairman, International Staging Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Member, Centro de Investigación Biomédica in Red, Enfermedades Respiratorias, Grupo Cáncer de Pulmón (CIBERES-Cáncer de Pulmón). Associate Doctor of Thoracic Surgery, HU Mútua Terrassa.

Jean Roeseler
PhD in Physiotherapy. Specialising in intensive care and mechanical ventilation. Lecturer, Catholic University of Louvain (Accreditation: Agrégation de l’enseignement supérieur), Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc Bruxel·les, Bèlgica, Institut de formation in masso-kinésithérapie de Berck-sur-mer, France,  Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur Parnasse - Deux Alice, Bruxel·les, Belgium, Université Descartes, Paris, France, Université de Lyon, France. Intensive Care Physiotherapist, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Bruxel·les.

Josep Mª Sanchez Palomero
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in otolaryngology. Otolaryngology Service, HU Trueta Girona.

Rosa Villalonga Vadell
PhD in Medicine. Specialising in Surgery, Anaesthetics and Resuscitation. Lecturer, UB, Head of Studies, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge. Associate Doctor of Anaesthetics and Resuscitation, HU Bellvitge.
 

Mòdul 4: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSION.
Teaching staff:
Jordi Esquirol Caussá
Doctor of Medicine. Director, Servei Universitari de Recerca en Fisioteràpia. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Glòria Mateu Vives
PhD in Psychology. Specialising in Individual and Group Psychology. Practicum tutor, UAB, URL, UB. Educational psychologist, psychologist, psychotherapist. Consultant, Fundació Sanitària San Pere Claver.

Jaume Pujades Rosich
Bachelor’s degree in Law. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Grégory Reychler
PhD in Physiotherapy. Specialising in Respiratory Physiotherapy, Medicine of Exercise, Cystic Fibrosis, Aerosol Therapy. Lecturer, University Catholic of Louvain - Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Bruxel·les, Bèlgica, (Accreditation: Société de Kinésithérapie in réanimation i Association belge de Kinésithérapie Respiratoire), Institut de formation en masso-kinésithérapie de Berck-sur-mer, France,  Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur Parnasse - Deux Alice, Bruxel·les, Belgium. In charge of Pulmonary Re-adaptation, Physiotherapist. Head of Respiratory Area, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels.

Josep Sanchez Aldeguer
Doctor of Medicine. Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UAB. Head of Coordinating Committee of Care Home Doctors in the Vallés. Lecturer, EUIF Gimbernat.

Manel Santiñà Vila
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in Quality and security. Lecturer, UB. Head of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Direcció de Qualitat i Seguretat Clínica, H Clínic, Barcelona. Researcher at Centro de Investigació Epidemiològica en Salud Internacional, Barcelona (CRESIB).

Xavier Vallés Casanovas
Doctor of Medicine. Specialising in infectious pathology. Lecturer, UB and UPF. Researcher, Higher Technician in Healthcare, Institut Català d’Oncologia, H Germans Trias i Pujol.
 

Mòdul 5: EXTERNAL WORK PLACEMENTS
Teaching staff: Tutors of external work placements
 

Mòdul 6: MASTER’S DISSERTATION
Master’s Dissertation Tutors: J Esquirol, J Sanchez Aldeguer, M Bosque, A Castanyer, R Fernandez, J Gea, J Ll Heredia, N López, M Luján, G Mateu, R Rami, G Reychler, J Roeseler, T Troosters, F Vermeulen (among others)

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