He currently serves as a professor of Community Nutrition at the University of Navarra (Associate Professor ANECA) and as a visiting professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He teaches the Chair of Food and Nutrition “Dr. Javier Aranceta “at the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico (UAM) and the International Hydration Chair at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where he is director of research projects for Latin America. He also works as an academic collaborator for research in the Department of Physiology of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Basque Country and is an Honorary Member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology of the University of Granada. He is director of the Nutritional Study of the Spanish Population (ENPE, 2014-2020) and member of the research team of the ANIBES Study.
President of the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Basque Country (RAMPV-EHMEA), president of the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Society of Community Nutrition (SENC). Founding member and president of the scientific committee of the NGO “Nutrition without Borders”. Vice-president of the Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Food Sciences. President of the Section of Food Sciences of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bilbao. Friend of Number of the Real Society Bascongada of the Friends of the Country. Author of 803 academic publications, of which 190 have been collected as articles in international scientific journals; 168 have been published in indexed journals with an impact index. His cumulative index h is 55.
“Grande Covian” Award 2007.
“Gregorio Marañón” Award 2013
International Prize “Magda Heras” 2017