Federico Martinón Torres

Category: Paediatrician and researcher
Birth Date: 2nd July 1971
Birth Place: Ourense
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He took a degree and a doctor’s degree in Medicine at the University of Santiago de Compostela. He was awarded prizes from the National Academy of Medicine and Surgery (1995), the Galician Academy of Medicine and Surgery (1995), the Galician Autonomous Region (1995), the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery – Santiago de Compostela (1996), University Hospital of Santiago (2000) and was awarded the National Prize to the best resident doctor of all specialities in 2000 as well as other twenty prizes and grants for several research works (1996-2005). Barrié de la Maza Prize – Galician Academy of Medicine and Surgery (2006) and Research Prize – National Academy of Medicine and Surgery (2006) were his last prizes. He completed his education at the Hope Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago.

 Work & Activities

Nowadays, he is working at the Critical, Intermediate and Paediatric Emergency Department – University Hospital (Santiago de Compostela) and is a member of the Galician Academy of Medicine and Surgery. He has published over 150 articles and 60 chapters in national and international magazines and books and carried out over 200 reports in national and international conferences and lectures in different institutions of Europe, USA and Australia.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He takes an active part in over 30 national and international editorial boards. His main research interest focuses on heliox therapy, acute bronchiolitis, high frequency ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, septic shock, vasovagal syncope, meningococcal disease and vaccines.