Santiago Palacios is Director of the Instituto Palacios de Salud y Medicina de la Mujer, (Palacios’ Institute of Women’s Health), in Madrid, Spain, and also, he is President of the Spanish Foundation for Woman and Health (FEMYS).
He is Past President and Honorary Member of the Spanish Menopause Society (AEEM), Past Chairman of the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies (CAMS) of the International Menopause Society (IMS), and Past President of the Ibero American Society of Osteology and Mineral Metabolism (SIBOMM) as well.
Dr. Palacios is highly experienced as a principal investigator, having participated in more than 100 clinical trials. His most important areas of research are menopause, osteoporosis and female sexual dysfunction.
In 1989, Dr. Palacios founded the first Spanish unit devoted to the advancement of information on menopause at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation.
Dr. Palacios has contributed to more than 300 books and journal articles on women's health.