Santiago Palacios, MD, PhD
Santiago Palacios is the Director of the Palacios Institute of Health and Women’s Medicine, in Madrid, Spain. Furthermore, he is Scientific Director of the Foundation of the Illustrious College of Physicians of Madrid (ICOMEM), the President of the Private Assistance Section of the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO), President of the Hispanic Foundation of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases (FHOEMO), Professor of Universities and Head of Masters at the Distance University of Madrid (UDIMA) and the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP). He has also received two recognitions from Doctor Honoris Causa.
He is also Past President and Honorary Member of the Spanish Menopause Society (AEEM), Past Chairman of the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies (CAMS) of the International Menopause Society (IMS), and Past President of the Ibero American Society of Osteology and Mineral Metabolism (SIBOMM).
Education: Dr. Palacios obtained a Degree in Medicine, completed his residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics and obtained his Doctorate “Cum Laude” from the Complutense University of Madrid.
Research and special interests: Dr. Palacios has extensive experience as a principal investigator, having participated in more than 100 clinical trials. His most important areas of research are menopause, contraception, osteoporosis, and female sexual dysfunction.
In 1989, Dr. Palacios founded the first Spanish unit dedicated to promoting information on menopause at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation.
Publications and conferences: Dr. Palacios has contributed to more than 400 books and magazine articles, national and international, on women’s health. He is editor-in-chief and member of the Editorial Board of several indexed journals related to menopause and gynecology.
He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and has participated in more than 1000 national and international presentations.