Pilar Garrido

Address University Hospital Ramón y Cajal (IRYCIS)
Medical Oncology Department


Pilar Garrido

Dr. Garrido is Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid, Spain) and serves as Head of the Thoracic Tumours Unit in the Medical Oncology Department at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal (IRYCIS) in Madrid, Spain.

After completing her training in Medical Oncology in 1990, Dr. Garrido obtained her PhD thesis on the influence of prognostic factor in small cell lung cancer in 1993. Co-director of the Cancer and Chronic Disease Research Group at the Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria (IRYCIS), her main areas of research and clinical interest are thoracic tumours, in particular lung cancer, having authored many research articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

Former President of the Spanish Medical Oncology Society, Dr. Garrido currently serves on a variety of scientific committees and boards including the Spanish National Cancer Strategy Committee. Actively involved in training, she is currently President of the National Advisory Council for Health Science Specialist Training as well as President of the Medical Oncology Specialist Training Committee.

An ESMO member since 1999, Dr. Garrido has been a member of the ESMO Fellowship and Award Committee and of the ESMO Women for Oncology (W4O) Committee, of the ESMO Lung and other Thoracic Tumours Faculty since 2012, and of the ESMO Nominating Committee in  2017. She is currently Press & Media Affairs Committee Chair (2018-2019) of ESMO and also serves as member of its Executive Board.

She also participated as member of the ESMO Scientific Committees in several ESMO and IASLC meetings.