The Office of Scientific Management has authority over the scientific and administrative aspects of the Institute.


  • Designated by the Governing Council
  • Sufficient qualifications and experience in R&D management
  • FJD staff member


  • Carry out the scientific, financial, and administrative policies established by the Governing Council and report directly to the President of the Board of Directors of the IIS—FJD, UAM
  • Execute decisions made by the governing bodies that fall within its sphere of responsibility
  • Oversee research, collaboration, and training initiatives in the FJD-IMR
  • Propose research programs
  • Coordinate relations between departments within the IIS—FJD, UAM
  • Broker and promote relations between research groups
  • Foster the transfer of scientific knowledge generated by the IIS—FJD, UAM to the clinical practice carried out in the FJD hospital
  • Scout and recruit talent in the field of biomedical research
  • Manage the IIS—FJD, UAM staff in accordance with the guidelines of the Governing Council


Assistant Medical Director for Research of the FJD: Carmen Ayuso