Dr Luis Martí Bonmatí, head of the Área Clínica de Imagen Médica (ACIM) at the Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe in Valencia, has received the ‘gold medal for merit in work’ in the presence of the congress of the Sociedad Española de Radiología médica (SERAM). The prize, awarded to Spanish radiologists, recognises scientific, professional or collective achievement.
Dr Luis Martí Bonmatí, graduated in medicine from the University of Valencia (1978-1983) with an ‘extraordinary doctorate award’ (premio extraordinario), and a PhD (doctoral thesis) in 1991. Specialising in diagnostic radiology at the Hospital La Fe in Valencia (1984-1987), he went on to Head the radiology department at the Hospital Quirón in Valencia from 1997, and since 2009, has managed the radiology department and the ‘Área Clinica de Imagen Medica´at the Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe.
Between 2008 and 2010, he was the President of the Spanish Society of Radiology, and prior to this, was the founder and first President of the Sociedad Española de Diagnóstico por Imagen del Abdomen (SEDIA) (2000-2007).
In addition to this, Dr Luis Martí Bonmatí has been the academic correspondent for the Real de Medicina since 2013, as well as a member of the editorial board of European Radiology, Cancer Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, and Diagnostic Imaging Europe.