Berta Paz-Lourido

University of the Balearic Islands Spain

Dr Berta Paz Lourido qualified as Physical Therapist in Spain in 1995. She is also Bachelor in Pedagogy, Post-graduated Degree in Manual Therapy, Post-graduated Degree in Cooperation and International Development. Director of the on–line postgraduate degree for physiotherapists: “Physiotherapy in Primary Health Care and Community Care”, 2005-2008. Currently involved in 3 research projects in the fields of Primary Health Care, education in physiotherapy in the Bologna process and the quality of life in people with disabilities. Past projects developed were related to quality of education in physiotherapy, internationalisation, physiotherapy in home care and cooperation for development projects. She has widely contributed with scientific presentations in international conferences regarding physiotherapy, public health and education, as well as published her research in international journals and books.

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