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Carmen Vives Cases

Field of study: Preventive Medicine and Public Health 

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PhD graduate in Sociology from the University of Alicante, she has been a university senior lecturer sine 2012, an associate editor of the journal Gaceta Sanitaria (since 2010) and deputy chairwoman of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology (since 2014).

Lines of research

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Health
  • Gender Inequalities in Health.
  • Immigration and Ethnic Minorities in Public Health.
  • Public Health Education.
  • Global Health


10 latest articles (see full list at  ORCID)

1: Borrell C, Vives-Cases C, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Álvarez-Dardet C. [Gender inequalities in science: Gaceta Sanitaria takes a step forward]. Gac Sanit. 2015 May-Jun;29(3):161-3. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2015.03.005. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 25934004.

2: Sanz-Barbero B, Vives-Cases C, Otero-García L, Muntaner C, Torrubiano-Domínguez J, O'Campo YP. Intimate partner violence among women in Spain: the impact of regional-level male unemployment and income inequality. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Mar 18. pii: ckv048. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:25788471.

3: Ronda-Pérez E, Ortiz-Barreda G, Hernando C, Vives-Cases C, Gil-González D, Casabona J. [General characteristics of the original articles included in the scoping review on health and immigration in Spain]. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2014 Nov-Dec;88(6):675-85. doi: 10.4321/S1135-57272014000600002. Review. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 25418560.

4: Briones-Vozmediano E, La Parra D, Vives-Cases C. Barriers and facilitators to effective coverage of Intimate Partner Violence services for immigrant women in Spain. Health Expect. 2014 Oct 13. doi: 10.1111/hex.12283. [Epub ahead of print]  PubMed PMID: 25308832.

5: Lumbreras B, Davó-Blanes MC, Vives-Cases C, Bosch F; Group of the 1st Forum of University Professors of Public Health, Degree of Pharmacy. [Public health competencies and contents in pharmacy degree programs in Spanish universities]. Gac Sanit. 2015 Jan-Feb;29(1):44-50. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2014.07.010. Epub 2014 Sep 17. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 25240270.

6: Briones-Vozmediano E, Agudelo-Suarez AA, Goicolea I, Vives-Cases C. Economic crisis, immigrant women and changing availability of intimate partner violence services: a qualitative study of professionals' perceptions in Spain. Int J Equity Health. 2014 Sep 10;13(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12939-014-0079-1. PubMed PMID: 25205287; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4172960.

7: Gil-González D, Carrasco-Portiño M, Vives-Cases C, Agudelo-Suárez AA, Castejón Bolea R, Ronda-Pérez E. Is health a right for all? An umbrella review of the barriers to health care access faced by migrants. Ethn Health. 2014 Aug 13:1-19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25117877.

8: Briones-Vozmediano E, Ronda-Pérez E, Vives-Cases C. [Fibromyalgia patients' perceptions of the impact of the disease in the workplace]. Aten Primaria. 2015 Apr;47(4):205-12. doi: 10.1016/j.aprim.2014.06.002. Epub 2014 Jul 26. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 25073746.

9: Goicolea I, Vives-Cases C, Minvielle F, Briones-Vozmediano E, Ohman A. Applying the WHO recommendations on health-sector response to violence against women to assess the Spanish health system. A mixed methods approach. Gac Sanit. 2014 May-Jun;28(3):238-41. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2013.08.002. Epub 2014 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 24440120.

10: Vives-Cases C, Torrubiano-Domínguez J, Gil-González D, La Parra D, Agudelo-Suárez AA, Davó MC, Pérez-Belda MC, Martínez-Román MA. Social and immigration factors in intimate partner violence among Ecuadorians, Moroccans and Romanians living in Spain. Eur J Public Health. 2014 Aug;24(4):605-12. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt127. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 24029458.

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