Professional Biography of Dr. Ana M. Lopez
Dr. Ana M. Lopez is presently a Consultant Anesthesiologist at the Ambulatory Surgery Unit, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Lopez did her Anesthesiology training at the same Hospital in Barcelona. She obtained the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care in 1999. She earned a Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Barcelona in 2005. She is tutor of residents in Anaesthesiology in the Department and Clinical Professor. Dr. Lopez is currently involved in research projects in airway management, ultrasound guided regional anesthesia and patient safety. In particular has major interest in supraglottic airway devices and flexible optic intubation. She is the author or coauthor of several peer-reviewed publications, and book chapters in these fields. At present, Dr. Lopez teaches regularly in courses of airway management and ultrasound guided regional anesthesia in Barcelona and is regularly invited to lecture and conduct workshops in national and international meetings in these fields.