Dra. Elena Giménez Forcada

PhD in Geological Sciences at the University of Granada

Titular Scientific Researcher in the Geological Survey of Spain (Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, IGME), in the territorial unit of Salamanca.

Her research field is mainly about natural quality of groundwater in different geological scenarios, and the HydroGeoToxicity by PTGTEs (Potentially Toxic Geogenic Trace Elements).

She is founder and president of the Spanish chapter of International Medical Geology Association (IMGA-España), and, since August 2019, she is Co-Chair for Geological Sciences branch in this international organization, IMGA.

She is the author of the first book published in Spain on Medical Geology and also the first in Spanish language (Introduction to Medical Geology, Ed. Catarata, 2018).

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