Ramon Estruch

Barcelona, Spain

Ramon Estruch


Professor Ramón Estruch is Senior Consultant of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hospital Clínic (Barcelona, Spain), Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Barcelona, Member of the Steering Committee of the CIBER of Obesity and Nutrition at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Government of Spain and Scientific Director of the Mediterranean Diet Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

He has published more than 650 manuscripts in high impact Journals, including ‘The New England Journal of Medicine’, ‘JAMA’, ‘The Lancet’, ‘Annals of Internal Medicine’, ‘Archives of Internal Medicine’, ‘Circulation’ and ‘American Journal of Nutrition’, among others. In this context, it should be underlined the results of the study “Effects of the Mediterranean Diet on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease” (PREDIMED study), published in ‘The New England Journal of Medicine’, that was the second original article more read in the year 2013, and that has been the basis of the dietary guidelines recommended by several governments and scientific societies around the world. Finally, the years 2018, 2019, 2020 y 2021 has been recognized as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher’ by Claryvate Analytics, USA.


- Department of Internal Medicine at Hospital Clínic (Barcelona, Spain)
- School of Medicine, University of Barcelona
- Mediterranean Diet Foundation
- President of 'Lifestyle, Diet, Wine & Health' Scientific Committee

Area of expertise

- Internal medicine
- Nutrition
- Mediterranean diet