News from CEXS-UPF
Last 23 rd November, the Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona handed the professional excellence awards in order to distinguish doctors with an exemplary behavior that highlight professional values in the terrain of medical assistance, research, education, bioethics or medical humanities. The last one was the field where Baños was recognized.
Josep-Eladi Baños is Professor at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) and teacher at Pompeu Fabra University since 2002. Apart from his research and teaching activity, he is the author of several publications in the field of Medical History, Linguistics and Bioethics. These include Pain and sayings. An introduction to algesiologic paremiology (Dolor y refranes. Una introducción a la paremiología algesiológica, 2001), The language of pain (El dolor del lenguaje, 2001), both with Elena Guardiola, History of analgesic therapeutics (Historia de la terapéutica analgésica, 2006), with Fèlix Bosch and Albert Cobos. He is also co-author, with Elena Guardiola, of the three Catalan medical eponymy (Eponímia, mèdica catalana) volumes, a compilation of all the articles published since 1999 in the Medicine Annals journal. Baños is editorial secretary of the Journal of Medicine and Cinema, where he leads the literature and medicine section. Together with professors Albert Presas and Mariano Sentí, he coordinates the subject Biomedicine, society and culture from the PhD programme in Biomedicineal offered by Pompeu Fabra University.