Fernando Rodríguez Artalejo is Professor and Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Scientific Director of the CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, and coordinator of the Cardiovascular and Nutritional Epidemiology Group at IMDEA Food in Madrid. He has investigated the natural history of cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity, frailty and disability in the elderly, and has contributed to identify some of their dietary determinants. His research, has supported the National Strategies for the Prevention and Control of CVD, the NAOS Strategy and the Strategy for the Prevention of Fragility and Falls in Older Adults. He is also principal investigator of the Seniors-ENRICA-1 and 2 cohorts. He has been a member of the WHO-EURO European Advisory Committee on Health Research (2015-2019), the Scientific Committee of AESAN (2004-2008), and the International Scientific Committee of Nutri-Score (2020-present). He has also chaired the scientific committee of the Advantage Joint Action of the European Union (2028-019), and has presided over the Observatory of Nutrition and Study of Obesity of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs (2019-2023). In 2010 he received the “Dr. Carles Martí Henneberg” award for his scientific career in nutritional research.