Doctor in Medicine (Autonomous University of Madrid), Psychologist, and MSc in Research Methodology (National University of Distance Education, UNED). Currently, she works as a Research Assistant in the National Centre of Epidemiology (Carlos III Institute of Health). She has participated in more than 20 national and international research projects on clinical and psychosocial aspects of neurological diseases (Parkinsonís and Alzheimerís diseases), quality of life of older populations, and questionnaires adaptation and validation. She has also more than 90 scientific publications, including books, chapters and papers in scientific journals on the field of disabilities, neurological diseases, quality of life and psychometric properties of scales and questionnaires. She has participated in the translation and validation of several rating scales, including the Spanish official version of the Movement Disorders Society-Unified Parkinsonís Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS).
Assessment (design, validation, and analysis of rating scales), responsiveness and interpretability. Patient-reported outcomes. Clinical and psychosocial aspects of ageing, disability and neurodegenerative diseases.