Santiago Pérez Hoyos


Santiago Pérez Hoyos


Vall d'Hebrón Research Institute

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics (Section of Statistics)
Universitat de Barcelona




  •  Bachelor in Maths, speciality in Statistics and Operational Research . Maths Faculty. University of Valencia. July 1987
  •  PhD in Public Health. University of Alicante.Thesis titled “Mortality trends in País Valenciano. 1976-90. Application of Box_Jenkins methodology of time series analysis "June 1993. Extraordinary doctorate award



Post-graduate training in Epidemiology and Statistics as Johns Hopkins Public Health School Courses in cohorts, logistic and survival analysis in collaboration with Barcelona Council and Environmental Statistics Diploma in Lancaster and Valencia Universities. Clinical Good Practices and Clinical trial analysis courses.

More than 25 years of experience in the field of consulting and analysis of data in health sciences and organizing and participating in postgraduate training activities in Public Health institutions (Valencian School for Health Studies)  and University (Alacant and Miguel Hernández)

Experience as researcher in competitive projects at national and international level, Collaborating with the most recognized statisticians and epidemiologist in HIV Cohort studies(Cascade, HIV-Causal ;Cohere,Eurocord).

Evaluator of Research Projects for National Evaluation Agency and other Public institutions.

Participation in several scientific journal and societies boards.(SEE, SESPAS, Gaceta Sanitaria)  Over 180 scientific publications

Currently, Head of the Statistics and Biostatistics Unit at Vall d’Hebrón Research Institute ( VHIR), one of the most important Hospitals
in Catalonia.



Master of Statistics and Bioinformatics: Statistical Inference. Linear Models

VHIR: Basic and advanced statistics

UOC: Statistis in Master of Clinical Management

Research areas:

Cohort Study Analysis

Causal models.

Data analysis applied to clinical research

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Supervision of PhD students (since 2007)

Paz Sobrino Vegas (2012). Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia Instituto Salud Carlos III