Carla Lopes, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School (FMUP). Graduation in Nutritional Sciences (Faculty of Nutrition, University of Porto). PhD in Human Biology (FMUP).
Coordinator of the Department of Public Health Nutrition–Institute of Public Health University of Porto; Coordinator of the PhD programme in Public Health – University of Porto Medical School; Member of the Pedagogic Council - FMUP;
Coordinator of the Research Group on Nutritional Epidemiology and Obesity of the Research Epidemiology Unit ISPUP-EPIUnit (UID/DTP/04750/2013/002).
Main areas of interest: Determinants of food consumption and eating behaviours; Diet and Cardiovascular Health; Dietary Assessment methods.
Susana Silva, PhD in Sociology, is Senior Researcher and Professor at the Institute of Public Health – University of Porto, coordinating the Department of Health and Society and the research group on Social Epidemiology. She awarded a development grant position within FCT Investigator Programme for the period 2017-2021, a researcher-centred, highly competitive scheme, aimed at providing support for the most talented and creative researchers, capable of carrying out independent research and becoming leaders in their fields. She holds expertise on social studies of science, health and society, with a focus on reproductive and genetic technologies (regulation, ethics, and social uses), relationships between users and health professionals, and social determinants of health.
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Atualmente bolseiro de Doutoramento em Saúde Pública Global, no ISPUP, é Psicólogo de formação, Mestre em Psicologia Comunitária, e está ligado ao terceiro setor desde 2004, tendo trabalhado em áreas como a proteção de jovens, habitação social e saúde mental, antes de iniciar trabalho na área do VIH e infeções relacionadas.
Henrique Barros was born in Porto, in 1957, and graduated in Medicine in 1981. During 1988-89 was research fellow at the Internal Medicine department of Lund´s University Hospital. In 1991 became Gastroenterology specialist and defended his PhD, with research on the epidemiology of viral hepatitis. He is Full Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Porto since 1999. He launched the Master Programs in Public Health, Epidemiology and Sociology and Health as well as the doctoral program in Public Health at the University of Porto and the doctoral program in Global Public Health (program director), a joint program with University NOVA of Lisbon, financed by the Portuguese Research Foundation (FCT). He was a member of the Scientific Council for Health Sciences Foundation for Science and Technology (2004-12), National Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Program (2005-11) and member of the Medical Sciences (MED) Scientific Committee of Science Europe (2012-15). He is currently, member of the Executive Commission of the National Ethical Committee for Clinical Investigation (CEIC), President of the Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Executive Board Member of ASPHER and President of the International Epidemiological Association (2017-20). He has developed research in national and international projects, in areas such as clinical and perinatal epidemiology, cardiovascular, infectious and cancer diseases, which resulted in (co)authorship of more than 300 scientific publications in international journals.