Researcher from ISPUP at Programme Sociedade Civil da RTP2
Ana Monteiro Sousa
Born in Porto (1960), is Full Professor of the Department of Geography, University of Port, Member of the direction and researcher at the Institute of Public Health of University of Porto (ISPUP), member of the Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment ( CITTA). Is graduated in geography, post graduated in Environmental Impact Evaluation at the University of Aberdeen (UK) and in physical geography from the University of Porto. Is PhD in physical geography by the University of Porto (1993) where she also has obtained the Agregação in 2004 . She is National Defence Auditor since 2001. She was vice president and chairman of the Governing Board of the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto between 1996 and 1998 and between 2003 and 2005. She is national representative in several COST Action and has collaborated with the European Commission, being member of the evaluation panel of the 7th Framework Programme . Belongs, since 2009, the Climatology Group Scientific Committee of the International Geographical Union (IGU). She is , since 2010, Director of the Master Course of Risk, Cities and Spatial Planning . She is member of the scientific committee of the PhDcourse in Museology and of the Master Course of Geographic Information Systems Planning. As teacher has been invited professor on various national and international universities. She has been oordinator and researcher in more than 30 national and international scientific research projects funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology, European Science Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Luso-American Development Foundation, NATO, University of Porto, University of São Paulo, State University of São Paulo, CNRS , Ministère des Affaires étrangères Français and the British Council. She teaches and does research since 1983 in urban climatology, bioclimatology, agroclimatology, environmental impact assessment, air pollution, geopolitical, health and quality of life and urban planning with a central purpose of looking, whenever possible, to transfer the outcomes of her research to society. The work done is expressed in more than 17 books and chapters in books published, the 46 articles in national and international journals and in about 100 abstracts in proceedings of national and international conferences . She has supervised and co- supervised more than 50 students from post- doctoral, doctoral and domestic and foreign masters.
Ana Henriques obtained her Master degree in Psychology (Clinical and Health) with the thesis “Design, implementation and evaluation of an intervention program in a group of obese patients after placement of gastric band”. Between 2009 and 2010, she was a research fellow at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health when she gained field work experience in population-based cohorts.
She is a Doctor in Public Health since July 2015 when she finished her PhD thesis entitled "A biopsychosocial approach to the interrelation between reproduction and excessive weight in women". Her research interests are women's health, the epidemiology of obesity and weight management and psicossocial variables, such body image satisfaction.
Maria Lurdes Pereira
Maria de Lurdes Pereira was born in Porto, in 1963. She graduated in Dental Medicine in 1988 and teaches in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto (FMDUP) since 1999. In 1991 completed his Master in Public Health and in 2001 completed his PhD. She is Professor of Dental Public Health since 2001. She is Coordinator of the Project “Paranhos Sorridente”. This project aims to promote dental health in the parish of Paranhos. She has developed research in projects, in areas such as public dental health, oral epidemiology which resulted in (co)authorship of more than 10 scientific publications in international journals.
Teresa Monjardino (ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4944-3366) as a degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences (2008) and a master in Public Health (2012) by the University of Porto. Currently she is member of the research group on Non Communicable Diseases Epidemiology (EPIUnit) as a PhD student under the supervision of Raquel Lucas. The main objective of the PhD project is to identify sensitive periods for the effect of weight and glucose metabolism on pediatric bone. Other current research interests include the study of the burden of musculoskeletal diseases in the population, the health of workers and food insecurity. She gives lectures to the post-graduate courses at the Medical School of Porto University and in the Nursing School in the University of Minho.