Officer for European RDI Projects at the Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS), Zaragoza (Spain)
Juan Riese is Officer for European RDI Projects at the ‘Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS)’, Zaragoza (Spain). Prior to this, he was S&T Advisor in the European Project’s’ Office at the Health Institute ‘Carlos III’ in Madrid (Spain) and coordinator of the European Joint Acton on Chronic Diseases JA-CHRODIS funded by DG-Santé. Based on existing care models, the general objective was to promote and facilitate a process of exchange and transfer of good practices between European countries and regions, with a specific focus on health promotion and the prevention of chronic conditions, multi-morbidity and diabetes. Multi-disciplinary and integrated care, patient safety and professional training have been a.o. special working areas in this project. Juan Riese advises Spanish research teams belonging the National Health System regarding their participation in European framework projects being integrated care one of the most active fields in this activity. He was member of the Scientific Committee of ICIC 16 in Barcelona.