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Amanda Rodríguez-Urrutia

Dra. Amanda Rodríguez-Urrutia has been working as a Senior Psychiatrist in the Psychosomatic Psychiatry Unit of the HUVH Department of Mental Health since 2007, where she evaluates the relationship between emotional aspects and somatic symptoms in patients with medical illnesses. He did his PhD in patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders and mental comorbidities in 2017 with a grade of Excellent and a Cum laudem appointment. He received the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. She is an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Coordinator of mentors and psychiatric residents of the Mental Health Service and member of the Teaching Committee of the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital. He is a member of the Interconsultation and Liaison Working Group of the Spanish Society of Psychiatry. He is a member of the HUVH Healthcare Ethics Committee. He is currently studying the implications of brain-bowel dysfunction for Major Depressive Disorder, among others. He is a research member of the psychiatry, mental health and addiction group at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR). He collaborates in the Neuroimmunogastroenterology research line of the VHIR attached to CIBERHED. He is the co-leader of a work package in a European scholarship H2020 (DISCOvERIE) based on the study of mental and non-mental comorbidities in Europe. She is a promoter, together with other collaborators of the Brain-Immune-Intestine Unit at Vall d’Hebron Hospital, a pioneer in Spain. She is a researcher attached to CIBERSAM. He has just published his first informative book in the Planeta group, Editorial Diana: “Siente lo que Comes”, March 2022.