Department Highlights

The Department of Epidemiology has a solid track record of scientific research outputs, including research papers in international peer-reviewed journals, as well as PhD and Master's theses;


We have been involved in several national and international projects, namely with funding by European agencies and national bodies (e.g. FCT and Gulbenkian Foundation);


We are part of several international research networks within and outside Europe;


We contributed to build the first Hospital Epidemiology Department in Portugal;


We have had a continued presence in governing bodies, such as National Disease Program Coordination and General Health Directorate;


We have kept a continued presence in international Epidemiology Organizations;


Our research findings have contributed to shape national and international policies.