Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona
Dr. Sanz de la Garza graduated in Medicine cum laude at University of Oviedo, Spain in 2007. Then, she moved to Barcelona where she did her specialization in cardiology at Hospital Vall d’Hebron (2008-2013). Right after, she performed a three-year fellowship in sports cardiology in Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and developed her PhD focused on the cardiac remodelling induced by endurance training. In 2016, she did a 6-month research stay in cardiac rehabilitation at Montreal Heart Institute (Canada). Since 2017, she is a consultant cardiologist at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona where she is in charge of the cardiovascular preparticipation screening of Football Club Barcelona and leads the cardiac rehabilitation unit. Her main interests include sports cardiology, cardiac imaging, and cardiac rehabilitation. She has published extensively in these areas and she is a frequent speaker at national and international congresses. For the EAPC, she is a nucleus member of the Sports Cardiology and Exercise Section and Young Ambassador of Spain.