Researcher from ISPUP at Programme Sociedade Civil da RTP2

Susana Silva comments on the delayed pregnancy associated with the freezing of oocytes.


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Caries prevalence and treatment needs in young people in Portugal: the third national study.
Community Dent Health
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João Pedro Rufo

Research - Other Researchers

Available in Portuguese.

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Carla Lopes

Research - Integrated Members (PhD)

Carla Lopes, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School (FMUP). He graduated in Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Nutrition, University of Porto in 1992. In 2000, concluded the PhD in Human Biology in FMUP.


Coordinator of the Department of Public Health Nutrition–Institute of Public Health University of Porto; Coordinator of the Epidemiology Master and member of the Scientific Committee of the PhD programme in Public Health – University of Porto Medical School; Member of the Pedagogic Council - University of Porto Medical School; She was member of the Scientific Committee of “Platform against Obesity” – DGS-Ministry of Health (2009-2012). She takes part of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European network programme on DEterminants of DIetary and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC KH).


Coordinator of the Research Group on Nutritional Epidemiology and Obesity of the Research Epidemiology Unit ISPUP-EPIUnit. Her research interests are related with the assessment of food intake and its determinants, namely how early determinants influence later food patterns and body composition. She also is interested in evaluating the relationship between dietary/lifestyle exposures and cardiovascular diseases, including obesity.

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Liliana Abreu

Research - PhD Students

Liliana Abreu, sociologist (Master in Sociology since 2008) is a PhD Student in Public Health at the University of Porto Medical School (Porto-Portugal), with a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (ref. SFRH/BD/78949/2011). She develops her research work at the Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology of the University of Porto since 2010, as part of the Office for Science Communication (OSC). She is a member of the Department of Health and Society since 2014. She was a member of the project “Evaluating the state of public knowledge on health and health information in Portugal” (ref. HMSP-IISE/SAU-ICT/0003/2009) financed by Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology and Harvard Medical School – Portugal Program. Her PhD thesis concerns the topic of distributed health literacy of people living with long-term health conditions, namely, asthma and diabetes. She is interested in studying the distributed health literacy, identifying motivators, facilitators and barriers in the process of appropriation of knowledge of health in general and own health conditions, using research qualitative methodologies.

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Cláudia de Freitas

Research - Integrated Members (PhD)

Cláudia de Freitas is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) since 2012, and at the EPIUnit from the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto since 2015. She holds a degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Coimbra, an MA in Migration and Ethnic Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in Social Sciences from Utrecht University. Her research interests include citizen participation in health, technology and innovation, governance and citizenship, migration and health, and health policy. She has published several articles in national and international journals and books. She is currently a member of the EU network COST ADAPT - Adapting European Health Systems to Diversity and of the Coalition for the Study of Health, Power and Diversity. She is funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) (SFRH/BPD/80530/2011).


CV De Gois available HERE

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