Director of Innovation and Research - Sant Joan de DĂŠu Barcelona Children's Hospital

Dr. Jaume Pérez Payarols, has a degree in medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and specialist in Pediatrics (MIR, H.Vall de Hebron). It is PDD by IESE Business School and has completed various management programs in the health field (EADA; Management Course for Heads of Service, IESE; Senior Management Program in Companies Sanitary). He has been Director of Innovation and Research at the Sant Joan de Deu Hospital since 2008, Chairman of the Research Committee and Director of the Faros Observatorio para la salud de la Childhood and Adolescence of this same institution. He has previously held various positions of responsibility as Hospital Medical Director Sant Joan de Déu (1998-2008), Head of the Pediatrics Service (Fundación Hospital de Manacor), Pediatric Deputy (Pediatric Oncology, Hospital Son Dureta Mallorca) and Pediatric Deputy (Pediatric Oncology. Hospital Vall de Hebron). He is currently a member of the Advisory Council on Research and Innovation in Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Advisory Council of the “Ideas2Value” Company. Dedicated to promotion of innovative companies, Member of the ITEMAS network, Member of the Consell Tècnic Research and Innovation of the Unió Catalana de Hospitals, Member of the Selection Board of innovative projects for the Investment Fund "Healthequity del COMB" and Member of the Group of Innovative Pediatric Hospitals in the USA. Institute for Pediatric Innovation.