ESCCAP Spain MEMBER
Guadalupe Miró qualified from Madrid Veterinary College in 1982. From 1982 to 1986 she worked as general practitioner in a private clinic.
Since 1986 she has worked for the Animal Health Department of the Veterinary College of Madrid (Universidad Complutense) where she completed her PhD thesis in 1990. Since 1991 she has held a permanent position as Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases in the same Department.
She is also in charge of the Consultancy of Infectious Diseases at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital focusing on parasitic diseases of small animals. Her areas of research are the epidemiology and control of zoonotic diseases, focusing mainly on vector borne diseases (mainly Leishmaniosis), intestinal parasitoses and soil parasites contamination in urban and rural areas.
Currently she is involved in different clinical and epidemiological studies on canine and feline infectious diseases both in owner pets and shelters.
She is member of the Spanish Society of Parasitology (SOCEPA) and the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) and is a diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC) and a founding member of LEISHVET and ESCCAP Spain. In addition, she is also member of different Spanish associations of veterinary practitioners (AVEPA and AMVAC).