MPH, Public Health
Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Maria Foraster Pulido, MPharm, MPH, PhD, is a Research Epidemiologist in the Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management group with RTI-HS. She is also associate professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). Dr. Foraster has vast research experience in the environmental determinants of adult and child health, including cardiovascular and mental health, neurodevelopment, and pregnancy outcomes and with a greater focus on transportation noise and air pollution. Dr. Foraster has participated in multiple international collaborative networks and projects, working with diverse stakeholders, study designs, and data sources, and has also led longitudinal studies funded by the European Horizon 2020, Health Effects Institute (United States) and AXA Research Fund (France). Dr. Foraster has previously worked as assistant research professor and lead epidemiologist at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain, and as postdoctoral scientist at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland. She has also acted as scientific adviser for the World Health Organization and the Spanish government. Dr. Foraster has also been involved in the Pharmacotherapy, Genomics and Exposomics research group of URL.