Department: Obstetricia y Ginecología, Pediatría, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Toxicología, Medicina Legal y Forense y Parasitología

Area: Toxicology

Research group: Grupo interuniversitario de Toxicología Alimentaria y Ambiental


Research field: Ciencias de la Salud

Doctor by the Universidad de La Laguna with the thesis Determinación de metales y elementos traza en algas evaluación nutricional y toxicológica 2018. Supervised by Dr. Arturo Hardisson de la Torre, Dr. Inmaculada Frías Tejera.

Soraya Paz Montelongo (Spain, 1993). She has a PhD in Health Sciences (2018), Graduated in Chemistry (2015), Master in Teacher Training (2018), Master in Food Safety and Quality (2016). She holds the official Diploma in Public Health (2019) taught by the School of Health and Social Services of the Canary Islands (ESSSCAN). Extraordinary Doctorate Award from the University of La Laguna. Award from the Official College of Pharmacists for the work entitled "Determination of Metals in Tofu. Nutritional and Toxicological Evaluation" (2017). She has taught in University Extension Courses within the framework of the "Capacita" project financed by the Cabildo de Tenerife. She has co-directed 6 master's final projects (TFM) and 5 final degree projects (TFG). She has been a member of the TFGs and TFMs evaluation tribunals. She belongs to the Interuniversity Group of Food and Environmental Toxicology. Her line of research focuses on the evaluation and monitoring of contaminants in food and environmental samples. She is part of the research team of the international PERVEMAC II project (MAC 2014-2020). She is the author of more than 55 articles in scientific journals indexed in JCR and 2 book chapters published by prestigious international publishers. She has participated in international conferences, with a total of 20 international and national communications. Currently, according to Scopus, she has an h-index of 9. She has been a reviewer of more than 40 articles in international journals indexed in JCR. She is a Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (2017-present). She is editor of the international journals indexed in JCR "Sustainability" and "International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology." She is a member of the reviewer board of the international journal "International Journal of Environmental and Public Health" of MDPI.