Begonya is Patient Engagement in Research Coordinator at Sant Joan de Déu Chidren’s Hospital (Spain). She has long experience in the field of the involvement of patients and families in research initiatives. She is currently a PhD student in the patient involvement in paediatrics field, specifically working in the rights of the patients accessing to cross-border access clinical trials.
Funder and member of the Steering Committee of eYPAGnet (European Young Patients Advisory Group Network), Coordinator of Kids Barcelona (YPAG of Sant Joan de Déu Children’s Hospital), Co-Chair of Children’s Medicines Working Party of EFPGCP and Chair of the Cross-Border Access to Clinical Trials working group of EnprEMA (European Network of Paediatric Research of EMA). Coordinator of the cross-cutting theme of patients involvement in Conect4Children project.