Dr Jacques Rivière is a passionate pediatric immunologist dedicated to rare diseases and the humanization of medicine. He completed his pediatric training in 2017 at Vall d’Hebron Hospital, at the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies in Barcelona. In 2016, he had the opportunity to further his training abroad, working with Dr Elie Haddad at a renowned immunology center in Montréal, Canada, specializing in clinical immunology and rheumatology.
Following the completion of his residency, Dr. Rivière pursued a Master’s degree in Pediatric Infectology and Immunology at the University of Barcelona. Since July 2017, he has been an integral part of Dr. Soler’s team, in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiencies Unit at Vall d’Hebron Hospital where he has the privilege of attending for individuals with immune deficiencies and their families.
Currently, in addition to providing care for patients with Inborn Errors of Immunity, Dr Rivière serves as the clinical coordinator of the Advanced Immunology Testing Laboratory within the Infection and Immunity in Pediatric Patients Research Group at Vall d’Hebron Research Institute. Within the group, he also leads various projects, including PIDCAP, which focuses on implementing computational tools for immunodeficiency screening in Primary Care.
Driven by his interest in leveraging technology for patients’ and professionals’ convenience, he currently serves as the ERN-RITA clinical representative for the European Clinical Patient Management System (CPMS) platform. Through this role, he aims to ensure access to expert guidance and support for patients across Europe, regardless of their location or proximity to specialized centers.