Dr F. Xavier Gomez-Olive


Job title: Research Manager, Deputy Leader HIV and Chronic Care, Deputy Leader Adult Health and Well-being

Education: Specialist in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Spain, 2010
MSc Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK, 1998
MSc Tropical Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 1993
MBBcH, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 1991

Previous Posts:
Medical Epidemiologist, Data Manager, DSS coordinator at Health Research Center of Manhica (CISM), in Mozambique, Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques Agusti i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. 1999-2004
Coordinator of the Remera-Rukoma Health Project in Rwanda, Medicus Mundi (NGO) 1995-1997
Fellowship at Alianca Central Hospital, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain 1993-1994
Medical Assistant, Tropical Medicine Unit at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain 1991-1993

Research Interests: Adult health and well-being of older populations and prevalence of chronic diseases in rural African settings
Epidemiology and Health transitions in rural Southern African settings
Monitoring, evaluation and health systems development of integrated chronic care services for communicable and non-communicable chronic diseases in rural African settings
Monitoring and evaluation of the ART roll out and its impact at population, household and individual level in rural African settings