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Lunch with the Experts / Mentors

Monday September 23, 2024 - 12:25 to 13:25

Room: TBD

Expert: Expanding deceased donation

Beatriz Dominguez-Gil, Spain

Director General
Organizaci├│n Nacional de Trasplantes

Biography

Beatriz Domínguez-Gil is medical doctor specialised in Nephrology and PhD by the Complutense University in Madrid, Spain (Summa Cum Laude). In November 2006, she joined the Spanish Organización Nacional de Trasplantes (ONT) and is its Director General since May 2017. ONT is acknowledged worldwide for the development of the so-called Spanish Model on Organ Donation and Transplantation, leading Spain to extraordinary levels of deceased donation.

Beatriz Domínguez-Gil was the co-chair of the Spanish Presidency that lead the technical negotiations of the SoHO Regulation, both in the Public Health Council working party and with the European Parliament, providing expert knowledge and managerial skills of utmost relevance for reaching the political agreement of the file. She was also part of the team that lead the development of Directive 2010/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation, adopted during the Spanish presidency of the EU in 2010. She is the current chair of the Committee of Transplantation of the Council of Europe (CD-P-TO), and also chaired this Committee during 2017-2019. She has co-chaired the 6th-9th Editions of the Council of Europe Guide on the quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation. She is president of the Iberoamerican Network/Council on Organ Donation and transplantation (RCIDT) and member of the Task Force in Transplantation established by the World Health Organization.

She is past chair of the European Donation and Transplant Coordination Organization (EDTCO). past councillor for Europe at The Transplantation Society (TTS), and past chair of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism. She has more than 200 publications in scientific journals and book chapters and more than 400 conferences and presentations in national and international congresses and courses.

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