Professor of Criminal Law
Professor of Criminal Law at the University of the Balearic Islands, graduate and Ph.D in law from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She completed part of her doctoral studies at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Foreign and International Criminal Law, and is a member of the Clinical Ethics Committee at Hospital Universitario Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca.
Her research interests encompass bioethical issues and she has written books on euthanasia and assisted suicide, and articles on many issues including abortion, the confidentiality of health data, the use of the concept of human dignity and its legal applications in bioethics.
She has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Coloquio Jurídico Europeo since its creation, and was also on the Editorial Board of Humanitas (a journal published by Fundación Medicina y Humanidades Médicas) until it ceased publication. She was a member of the Ethics Committee at the Hospital Clínico Universitario, Valencia, for twelve years (until June 2015).