Degree DirectorJordi Vilaró, PhD
Application opened
Modality On-site

Groups and lines of research

Groups of research

El programa de Doctorat en Salut, Benestar i Bioètica està vinculat als Grups de Recerca de la Blanquerna School of Health Sciences (FCS) and Institute Borja of Bioethics (IBB), Ramon Llull University.

Lines of research

The main lines of research developed by Blanquerna School of Health Sciences and Institute Borja of Bioethics are:

  • Promoting healthy lifestyles, promotion, rehabilitation and treatment of illness throughout all stages of life from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Guaranteeing the right to health, its determining social factors and the empowerment of individuals, the community and professionals.
  • Gender and health: exploration of the impact of gender-based policies, the organisation of services and interventions in health-related results.
  • Social aspects: exploration of social factors, the cultural context from a gender-related perspective and their potential impact on the health of the individual.
  • Pharmacotherapy and the environment as a health-related determining factor.
  • Ethical foundations for the distribution of resources and decision making in healthcare systems, ethical conflicts in genetics, bioethics in paediatrics (decision making, minors, adults and competence).
  • Moral and ethical development of students and healthcare professionals.