RESEARCH TEAM IN PODOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS

Dr. Javier Alfaro Santafe

Head of Training and Technical Director of Podoactiva

  • Doctor in Advanced Podiatry from the European University of Madrid.
  • Professor of biomechanics and podiatry at Manresa-FUB University, La Sapienza University of Rome and San Jorge University.
  • Master in Social Gerontology, University of Zaragoza.
  • University Postgraduate in Orthopedic Techniques, International University of Catalonia.
  • Diploma in Podiatry, University of Barcelona.
  • Podiatrist for the Spanish Soccer Team and Real Zaragoza FC.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.

DR. Victor Alfaro Santafe

Managing Director of Podoactiva

 

  • Professor of biomechanics and podiatry at Manresa-FUB University, Comillas University and San Jorge University.
  • Co-inventor of several national and international patents (the most prominent is the worldwide patented 3D Scan Sport Podoactiva).
  • Member of the Innovative COT research group (Innovation Unit of the Hospital Miguel Servet de Zaragoza).
  • Member of the Applied Biomechanics Institute and collaborator in research projects with the Aragon Engineering Research Institute and with the University of Zaragoza.
  • Senior Management Program in Health Institutions IESE.
  • Expert in Biomechanics, University of Barcelona.
  • Graduated in Podiatry, Manresa-FUB University.
  • Graduated in Nursing, University of Zaragoza.
  • Podiatrist at Sanitas Real Madrid CF, at the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation and co-responsible for Podiatry and Biomechanics for the Royal Spanish Football Federation.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.
  • Recognitions: Aragonex I + D 2009 Award; 2010 ADEA Innovation Executive Award; Science and Research of the Aragonese of the Year Award in 2013; Award for the most innovative SME in Spain through the Forum of Innovative Companies (FEI) 2015.

Dr. Antonio Gomez Bernal

Head of Clinical Research at Podoactiva

  • Doctor in Health Sciences from the Rey Juan Carlos University.
  • Professor of biomechanics and podiatry at Comillas University, Manresa-FUB University, San Jorge University, Rey Juan Carlos University.
  • Official Master's Degree in Podiatry Research, Rey Juan Carlos University.
  • Diploma in Podiatry, University of Valencia.
  • Head of Podiatry and Biomechanics at SD Huesca.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.

Dr. Carla Lanuza

Head of Clínica Podoactiva Huesca

  • Doctor in Advanced Podiatry, European University.
  • Master in Social Gerontology, University of Zaragoza.
  • University Postgraduate in Orthopedic Techniques, University of Barcelona.
  • Diploma in Podiatry, Fundació Universitària del Bages Manresa.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.

Carlos Martín

Territorial manager of Podoactiva Zaragoza and Teruel

 

  • Professor of biomechanics and podiatry at the Manresa-FUB University, the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the San Jorge University
  • University Expert in Sports Podiatry and Orthopodology (CEU-Cardenal Herrera University).
  • Official Master in Social Intervention (UNIR).
  • Postgraduate in Cures and Surgical Principles in Podiatry (UB).
  • Diploma in Podiatry (UB).
  • Responsible for biomechanics and podiatry at Tecnyconta Zaragoza (ACB-ENDESA League), Zaragoza Women's Soccer (1st IBERDROLA league division) and Mann Filter Women's Basketball League.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.

Raul Ramos

Podiatrist responsible for Podoactiva Olavide Madrid, Specialist in Biomechanics and Foot Surgery

  • Former Professor of Podiatry Diplomas at San Pablo CEU and Alfonso X El Sabio Universities.
  • Diploma in Podiatry from the Complutense University of Madrid.
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy from the European University of Madrid.
  • Master in Clinical Podiatry and Advanced Podiatric Surgery from the European University of Madrid.
  • Degree in Podiatry from the Alfonso X El Sabio University.
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Foot Surgery and the Spanish Association of Minimal Incision Surgery.
  • Director of Radiodiagnosis Facilities.
  • Speaker at various national and international congresses, courses and seminars

Dr. Aitor Pérez Morcillo

Territorial manager Podoactiva Alicante and Murcia

  • Doctor in Clinical Medicine from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche
  • Postgraduate Sports Podiatry from the University of Barcelona
  • Official Master's Degree in Research in Primary Care, Universidad Miguel Hérnandez de Elche
  • Diploma in Podiatry from the Miguel Hérnandez de Elche University
  • Newcastle United FC Podiatrist
  • Speaker at different courses and conferences

Aida barniol

International training in Podoactiva

  • Master's Degree in Pediatric Podiatry, University of Barcelona.
  • Postgraduate in Clinical Orthopodology, University of Barcelona.
  • BsC (Hons) Podiatry, the Universtiy of Northampton (UK).

Alexander Almenar

Researcher in Health Sciences at Podoactiva

  • Master's Degree in Research in Health Sciences, San Jorge University.
  • Graduated in Physiotherapy, Universidad San Jorge.
  • Graduated in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, University of Zaragoza.
  • University Expert in Nutrition and Dietetics, International University of La Rioja.

Lucia Esco

podiatrist podoactiva

  • Graduated in podiatry at the Complutense University of Madrid. 
  • Master's degree in pediatric podiatry at the University of Barcelona. 
  • News – Master's degree in podiatry research at the Rey Juan Carlos University.

DR. almudena sanchez

podiatrist podoactiva

  • Doctorate in biomedicine and health sciences, Universidad Europea de Madrid
  • Master in Research in Clinical Medicine, Miguel Hernandez University
  • Postgraduate degree in Patomechanics, from the University of Barcelona
  • University Specialist in Diabetic Foot, University of Extremadura
  • Graduated in Podiatry, Bages University Foundation (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

DR. JOSE LUIS PEREZ LASIERRA

Researcher in Health Sciences at Podoactiva

  • Doctor in Health and Sports Sciences from the University of Zaragoza.
  • Official Master's Degree in Evaluation and Physical Training for Health, University of Zaragoza.
  • Graduated in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, University of Zaragoza.
  • Kinanthropometrist ISAK Level 2
  • Member of EXERNET, Physical Exercise and Health Network.
  • Speaker and professor at different conferences, courses and seminars.