Luis M. Ruilope is Professor at the Public Health and Preventive Medicine department of the Autonoma University and head of Cardiovascular and Renal Risk at Instituto de Investigación 12 de Octubre, both in Madrid, Spain. His main interested fields are Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk.
Dr Ruilope is an international fellow of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research and the Council of the Kidney in Cardiovascular diseases of the American Heart Association. Scientific Committee Member of the ISH (International Society of Hypertension) and he was president of the Spanish Hypertension Society and the Hypertension Spanish League.
He is a member of the editorial board of several journals including Journal of Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Medicina Clínica, Hypertension, Journal of Human Hypertension, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and Nephrology and Dialysis & Transplantation. He is also associated editor of the Current Hypertension Reports y Directive Committee member of the studies HOT, INSIGHT, SCOPE, CONVINCE, ROADMAP, ASCEND, and European coordinator of the IDNT study.