Health Inequalities

Description

The ageing process that is unfolding in most contemporary societies around the world is characterized by (i) an increase in the prevalence of morbidity and multi-morbidity, and (ii) a delay in the ages at which individuals die. As a consequence, the health status of individuals living in those societies are becoming increasingly heterogeneous, a phenomenon that might contribute to the increase in the corresponding health inequalities. The research group “Health inequalities” aims at identifying, measuring and monitoring such inequalities, thus shedding light on a very important phenomenon that puts at risk the sustainability and cohesion in our societies. The scientific knowledge generated by the group aims to be useful in the elaboration of public policies towards the reduction or eradication of such inequalities.

Team

Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia
Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia ICREA Research Professor Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Júlia Almeida Calazans
Júlia Almeida Calazans Researcher Ph.D in Demography (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerias)
Jordi Gumà Lao
Jordi Gumà Lao 'Ramón y Cajal' Research Fellow Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Amand Blanes Llorens
Amand Blanes Llorens Researcher Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
María Andrée López Gómez
María Andrée López Gómez 'Beatriu de Pinós' Research Fellow Ph.D in Biomedicine (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Elisenda Rentería Pérez
Elisenda Rentería Pérez 'Ramón y Cajal' Research Fellow Ph.D in Demography (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerias)
Jeroen Spijker
Jeroen Spijker Researcher Ph.D in Demography (University of Groningen)
Sergi Trias Llimós
Sergi Trias Llimós 'Ramón y Cajal' Research Fellow Ph.D in Demography (University of Groningen)
Chiara Micheletti
Chiara Micheletti Junior Researcher (FI CED/UAB) Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics (Università di Bologna)
Enrique Pérez
Enrique Pérez Junior Researcher (CED) Bachelor's Degree in Sociology (Universidad de Salamanca)
Teresa Antònia Cusidó Vallverdú
Teresa Antònia Cusidó Vallverdú Head of Project Management and Open Science Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Anna Turu Sánchez
Anna Turu Sánchez Research Support Technician University Diploma in Statistics (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
Octavio Bramajo
Octavio Bramajo Postdoctoral reseracher at University of Texas Medical Branch
Aïda Solé Auró
Aïda Solé Auró Department of Political and Social Sciences (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia
Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia ICREA Research Professor
Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
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