Prof. Donoso-Bach was appointed Chairman of the Radiology Department of the UDIAT Diagnostic Centre in 1992, becoming its Executive Director in 1998. Since 2006 he has also led the Diagnostic Imaging Department at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and has served as Professor of Radiology at the University of Barcelona.
Prof. Donoso-Bach has been involved in many research projects. Early in his career, his research activity focused on abdominal imaging, especially on liver disease. The emphasis has shifted to digital imaging and the development and implementation of IT in diagnostic radiology. Under his leadership, a large R &D team was built at the UDIAT, leading to several patents and products widely used all over Spain. Prof. Donoso-Bach has given numerous lectures at prestigious universities, congresses, and courses. Altogether he has published over 90 articles and seven book chapters.
Prof. Donoso-Bach has always been active in the professional societies, from the regional to the international level. He served as Vice-President of the Spanish Society for Diagnostic Radiology (SERAM) from 1998 to 2002 and as President from 2002 to 2006. From 2008 to 20016 he was the President of the Spanish Foundation of Radiology. He was the Secretary General of the International Society of Radiology from 2012 to 2014 and president-elect from 2016. Since 2000, he has served the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in various capacities, including as ESR President from 2015-2016. Recently he was nominated president-elect of the International Society of Strategic Studies in Radiology (IS3R)