Dr. Enrique Artero

Dr. Enrique Artero, University of Almería (Spain)

Session title: “Supervised exercise immediately after bariatric surgery: preliminary results from EFIBAR randomized trial.” 

Dr. Artero has published + 90 articles in international peer reviewed journals. His total number of citations is +5500, with an average of 350 citations per year, and a H-index above 30 (Web of Sciences). He got a Bachelor in Sports Science (2005), a Master in Human Nutrition (2007), and a PhD in the Department of Physiology (2010), all of them at the University of Granada (UGR), Spain. He served as post-doctoral research fellow at the University of South Carolina (USC), USA, with Prof. Steve Blair. Back in Spain, Dr. Artero was awarded as Ramón y Cajal research fellow, and then promoted to Tenured Professor (Profesor Titular de Universidad). Nowadays his research is focused on the benefits of exercise as a therapeutic complement to bariatric surgery, as the PI of EFIBAR randomized controlled trial (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03497546).