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María Cols Roig

Maria Cols Roig, pediatrician specializing in children's pneumology at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

María Cols Roig

Languages:
English, Spanish, Catalan

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Paediatrics Sleep Disorders
Pediatrician specializing in childhood pneumology
Expert in:
Cystic fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis. Respiratory management in neuromuscular disease and other neurological disorders. Home mechanical ventilation
Head of the Pediatric Pulmonology Department and the Cystic Fibrosis Unit

Languages:
English, Spanish, Catalan

Maria Cols has worked as Head of the Pediatric Pulmonology Department of the Sant Joan de Déu Hostpital, Barcelona since 2008 and has been care-coordinator for cystic fibrosis since 2012. In the Hospital, she is also part of the multidisciplinary teams dealing with home mechanical ventilation, airway care, comprehensive treatment of neuromuscular patients and obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome. She is also an active member in various scientific societies, such as the Sociedad Española de Neumología Pediátrica - SENP (spanish society of pediatric pulmonology) and the Asociación Española de Pediatría - AEP (spanish association of pediatrics). She collaborates in different working groups, such as the advisory committee for minority diseases of IPER (Pediatric Institute of Rare Diseases), in order to continuously improve patient care.

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Paediatrics Sleep Disorders

Education

  • Sub-specialisation in Pediatric Pulmonology through the Sociedad Española de Neumología Pediátrica - SENP (spanish society of pediatric pulmonology) and the Asociación Española de Pediatría - AEP (spanish association of pediatrics), 2015.
  • Training residency in the Pulmonary Division. Boston Children's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2006.
  • Training residency in the Childhood Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Unit. Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, 2005.
  • Specialist in Pediatrics and Specific Areas, 2003.
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1998. Extraordinary degree award, 1999.
  • Participation in more than one hundred courses and conferences between 1999 and 2018.

Scientific activity

She has participated in more than 40 publications and articles in different national and international journals. Among the most recent articles are the following:

Teaching

  • Tutor of Pediatrics residents at Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, Barcelona, since 2011.
  • Member of the Local Teaching Commission: Pediatrics spokesperson and tutor coordinator, since 2011.
  • Teaching lead of the Pediatric Pulmonary Unit, since 2008.
  • More than 80 papers presented at congresses, professional associations or universities.