Prof. Dr. José-Ramon Armengol-Miró

Associate Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Armengol as born 1st of october 1944 in Guimera (Lerida) Spain.

He studied medicine in Barcelona, Spain, and is a specialist in internal medicine, occupational medicine and gastroenterology and currently is Chief of the Digestive Diseases and Endoscopy Service in the Hospital General University Vall d´Hebron, Barcelona.

Further past and present positions include:

  • Past President of European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • President of Catalonian Med-Surg Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Society
  • President Spanish Endoscopy Association for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Director of “Revista de la Assoc. Espanola de Endoscopia
  • Vice President of Omed (Organisation Mondiale D’ Endoscopie Digestive)
  • Vice President of SMIER (S. Medical d’ Imagerie Medical et Recherche)
  • Coeditor of “Acta Endoscopica”

Prof. Armengol contributed and commented most of the pictures and videos to the Standard Terminology and Definitions of Gastrointenstinal Endoscopy and is author of the chapter on N.O.T.E.S.

Memberships and honorary appointments:

  • Member of the Editorial board of “Endoscopy”
  • Member of the international Advisory Board of “Digestive Endoscopy”
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Spanish “Digestive Diseases”
  • Honor member of Spanish Gastroenterology Society
  • Honor member of Canarian Gastroenterology Society
  • Honor member of Castellana Association of Gastroenterology
  • Honor member of  Spanish Association for Digestive Endoscopy
  • Honor member of Italian Digestive Endoscopy Society
  • Honor member of Argintina Endoscopy  Gastroenterology Society
  • Honor member of Cuban Gastroenterology Society
  • Honor member of Cuban Surgery Society
  • Honor member of Panama Surgery Society
  • Honor member of Belgium Gastroenterology Society
  • Member of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Honorary Member of French Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Society
  • Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Honorary Member of the Hungerian Gastroenterology Society
  • Moutier Lecture in the World Congres of Gastroenterolgy in Sidney 1990