Miren Iturburu

Miren Iturburu

Graduated in Chemistry from the University of the Basque Country in 1989, in 2007 she turned her career to the field of ageing. Specialist in Psychosocial Intervention in Gerontology (course given by Matia Institute and Lahar Elkargoa in 2009) and Master in Ageing from the University of Murcia in 2011, since 2007 she has been working at Matia Gerontology Institute as a researcher on issues related to the field of the elderly and functional diversity in the psychosocial area.

She participates in and coordinates research projects, both national and European, related to frailty and the promotion of physical activity as a preventive measure and to improve the functional capacity of the elderly; as well as in projects to support the implementation of Person-Centred Care in residential settings and the personalisation of care for carers.

She is a specialist in Social and Health Ethics from the University of the Basque Country (2021) and since 2019 she has been a member of the Ethics Committee for Social Intervention of Matia Fundazioa and Hurkoa Fundazioa.