Mar Masanés has worked at Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa since 1989. After starting her career as a hospital nurse in the Internal Medicine, Oncology and Surgery services, in 2005, she initiated, together with a multidisciplinary team, the project of the Rapid Diagnosis Unit for Digestive Medicine and Cancer, of which she is currently the nurse manager.
In 2005, Mar obtained a Master’s Degree in Bases on Care and Education for People with Diabetes, taught at the University of Barcelona. Subsequently, she obtained a postgraduate diploma in Oncology Nursing from the Escola Universitària de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in 2008.
Her main teaching responsibilities include her participation in the postgraduate course in anaesthesia and resuscitation at the Escola Universitària de Ciències de la Salut de Manresa (2001-2006).
Mar Masanés is also an active member of the Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Tumour Committee.
Her hobbies include hiking and she is a devoted reader of good literature.