Nuria M. Novoa Valentín, PhD

Thoracic Surgery Service, University Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

Dr. Novoa is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at University Hospital of Salamanca, General Thoracic Surgery Service and an Assistant Professor at University of Salamanca, Thoracic Surgery Department. She is also a Surgeon in charge of Education Activities of the General Thoracic Surgery Residency Program at the University Hospital of Salamanca.

Dr. Novoa got into the General Thoracic Surgery Program in 1994 in Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. She acquired her qualified PhD in 2001 at the University of Salamanca, Spain.

Dr. Novoa is involved in several scholarship Awarded Research Projects and has published dozens of original researches in the past 5 years. She has been a regular reviewer for EJCTS, ITCVS, Archivos de Bronconeumologia, J Thorac Oncology, ERJ and Abstract reviewer for EACTS and ESTS international congresses.

Her academic position includes being the Co-leader of the ESTS QOL and Patient Safety Working Group and ITMIG Communication Committee Chair. She is also a member of European Society of Thoracic Surgery (ESTS), European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ECTS), International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG), Sociedad Española de Cirugía Torácica (SECT), Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica (SEPAR), Sociedad Castellano-leonesa y Cántabra de Patología Respiratoria (SOCALPAR).