GS4 Speakers

Dr Maria del Mar García Calvente

Maria del Mar Garcia-Calvente, Gender Summit 4 EU speaker

Professor, Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain.

Dr María del Mar García-Calvente is PhD, Specialist in Public Health. She is professor at the Andalusian School of Public Health since 1990, where she works as a teacher, researcher and consultant nationally and internationally. She is director of the Diploma in Gender and Coordinator of the Gender, Health and Health Services Cluster in that institution. She has extensive experience in research, leading or participating in more than 30 research projects, and has been part of the Research Network on Gender and Health (Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain). She has participated in several international projects, especially in Latin America. Author of more than 50 publications in scientific journals and several books and chapters. Her main area of research are gender inequalities in health, which currently leads the Atlas Project on gender inequalities in health and its social determinants (www.desigualdadesdegeneroensalud.org).  Her research interests focus on gender indicators in health, informal care and its impact on quality of life and gender-sensitive research methodologies.

Dr García Calvente spoke on Guide to indicators for measuring gender inequalities in health and its determinants in the Spanish context in Plenary Session 5 Advancing Considerations of Gender in Research Methods at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.