Face Transplantation: Principles, Techniques and Artistry (Hardcover)
Juan Pedro Barret Nerin graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Barcelona in 1991 and subsequently gained a Plastic Surgery Specialist Diploma from the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona. He qualified as a Master of Clinical Investigation at the University of Texas in 1999, and was also awarded a Surgical Critical Care Specialist Diploma by the university. In the same year he was appointed Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at University Hospital Groningen, the Netherlands, and he obtained a PhD from the University of Groningen in 2002. After working as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrews Centre, Essex, UK and Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of London (Barts and the London), in 2005 Dr. Barret joined the Autonomous University of Barcelona as Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Plastic Surgery Graduate Training. He is also currently Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Director of the Burn Centre, and Director of the Face and Hand Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Program at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital. Dr. Barret has conducted research on a variety of topics and is the author of more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has been Review Editor for Burns (Elsevier) since 2007 and is Chair of the New Member Evaluation Committee of EURAPS and an Executive Committee Member of the European Burns Association. Anna Veronica Tomasello, born in 1977, gained her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Surgery of Catania, Italy, and then undertook specialization in plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgery at Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania. She acquired her PhD for a thesis specifically on facial allotransplantation. Dr. Tomasello has since gained further experience at the Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Hospital Universitario Vall D'Hebron, Barcelona and the Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Teknon Clinic, Barcelona, Spain.