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Camil Castelo Branco

Camil Castelo-Branco, MD, PhD

Bio

Dr Camil Castelo-Branco is professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Barcelona University. He received his medical degree from Barcelona University and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Barcelona Hospital Clínic. After completing the general Ob Gyn training period, Dr Castelo-Branco complete a clinical research fellowship in Menopause and Gynecological Endocrinology in the Clinical Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Hospital Clínic. He has since held numerous teaching positions, including Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Ob Gyn at the Barcelona University, where he was later promoted to full Professor. He is currently working at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona as Senior Consultant and Director of the Gynecological Endocrinology Unit. Dr Castelo-Branco is also interested in clinical management of healthcare processes obtaining in 2006 a Master degree in Hospital and Health Services Management.

Professional and Scientific Appointments

Societies

Chairman of the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies of the International Menopause Society. Member of the Executive Board of the International Menopause Society-IMS (two terms 2008-2011 & 2011-2014), Past-member of the Executive Board of the Spanish Menopause Society (AEEM 2006-2010). Founder member of the Spanish Menopause Society. Chairman and founder of the Osteoporosis Group of the Ob Gyn Spanish Society. Honorary member of several Ob-Gyn and Menopause Societies abroad including Portuguese, Colombian, Argentine, Peruvian, Galician…
Member of several scientific societies related to Menopause and Endocrinology including IMS, International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, AEEM, North American Menopause Society, Ob Gyn Spanish Society.

Research

Researcher and Reviewer of the “Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias” (Health research foundation) National Health Institute. Spain. Director, main investigator and investigator of many research medical projects (42 sponsorized by private companies and industry and 16 by certified institutions such as universities, hospitals, governmental departments and institutions. Member of Agusti Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS ). Recognized and authorized animal and experimental researcher by Barcelona University and Catalonian Autonomous Govern. 
Scientific Committee, Steering Committee and organizer of several national and international meetings, congress and courses including 12th, 13th & 14th IMS World Congress. Editor, Editorial Board member and/or consultant for over 30 peer-reviewed medical journals. Office Director of the Ibero American Society for Scientific Information. Member of the editorial board of Climacteric from 2008-current.

Research Interest

Gynaecological endocrinology and reproductive medicine in particular metabolic diseases during climacteric and reproductive ages. More than 245 original articles and reviews in national and international peer-reviewed medical journals (70% in journals of the first and second quartile, Impact factor >220, h index: 28) and more than 260 lectures in national and international scientific meetings. Dr Castelo-Branco is author of more than 120 books and/or book Chapters related to the speciality.