Marina Parras

Marina is a staff physician in the Emergency Department in the Infanta Sofía Hospital, Madrid. Marina has provided training to a range of actors on issues related to the Istanbul Protocol - the United Nation’s Manual for the effective investigation and documentation of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. She has provided expert testimony to national and international courts concerning the documentation of torture.

Marina graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). She carried out post-graduate studies in Family and Community Medicine and holds a Ph.D. in Preventive Medicine. Marina has additional training in emergency medicine, care of polytrauma patients and the sequelae of abuse and torture.