Pedro Clarós, full academician and vice-president of the Governing Board of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), has been distinguished with the Gold Medal for Health Merit of the Illustrious Academy of Health Sciences Ramón y Cajal “for his exemplary professional merits and for his commitment to research, post-university teaching, medicine and social welfare”, as the president of this institution, Carmen Slocker, emphasized. Clarós received the award during a solemn ceremony held on October 25 at the Athenaeum of Madrid.
The Academy of Health Sciences highlights the professional dedication of academician at the helm of the Clarós Clinic and his humanitarian work also at the helm of the Clarós Foundation, which in more than three decades of activity has already carried out more than a hundred missions in various countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, in addition to training in a completely disinterested way professionals from these same areas. The institution also praises his teaching at the University of Barcelona and the University of Montpellier, where his classes are a reference in the fields of Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery.
“Clarós combines his social commitment, his ethical values and his professional and teaching merits to contribute to the development of society in the field of health”, said Slocker at the ceremony of imposition of the Medal. The Illustrious Academy of Health Sciences Ramón y Cajal was created by great professionals of medicine in order to organize, promote, support and protect scientific and professional events related to the health sector.The academy, chaired by Carmen Slocker and with Javier López-Ibor as vice-president has honorary academicians, full academicians and corresponding members.