Lt. Col. Carmen Aríñez
Defence Institute for Preventive Medicin (IMPDEF), Director
Lieutenant Colonel, OF-4, Spanish Military Medical personnel. Specialist in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. PhD in Epidemiology. Military advance course in Intelligence and master’s degree in security and Defence.
Has deployed in Role 1 level in different military operations, such as Bosnia, Afghanistan and Lebanon. Has also taken part in operations as staff in Head Quarters such as EUTM Somalia and EUNAVFORMED Sophia.
LTC. Ariñez is a Spanish representative in Force Health Protection Working Group and Medical Intelligence Panel.
At present, she is the Director of the Military Preventive Medicine Institute for the Defence, which is in charge, mainly, of the force health protection for the armed forces.