02 October 2012
The chair of the Víctor Grífols i Lucas Foundation and the Bioethics Committee of Spain, was awarded on october 2
Victòria Camps, chair of the Víctor Grífols i Lucas Foundation, the Bioethics Committee of Spain and a member of the Bioethics Committee of Catalonia, was awarded the Josep Trueta Medal for Merit in Healthcare on October 2. This distinction, granted by the Government of Catalonia, recognizes individuals and organizations who, through their own merits, have made an outstanding contribution to healthcare progress and improvement. Other recipients this year include the researchers Pedro Alonso, Josep Baselga, Anna Veiga, Bonaventura Clotet, Josep Maria Gatell; the tenor Josep Carreras; the neurologist Mercè Boada; the physicians Miguel Ángel Asenjo, Josep Maria Garrido, Albert Oriol and Josep Maria Sala; the pharmacist Joaquim Ferràs and the nurse Montserrat Valverde. The award was set up by the Government of Catalonia in 1997 to coincide with the centenary of the birth of the physician and scientist for whom the prize is named.