Ana Cristina Santos
Ana Cristina Santos was born in Porto, in 1974. She graduated in Nutrition Sciences in 1998 and teaches in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto (FMUP) since 2004. In 2003 concluded her Master in Public Health and in 2008 her PhD with an epidemiological research on metabolic syndrome. She teaches for the Masters in Public Health and Health Education and for the PhD Programme in Public Health. She has developed research in national and international projects, in areas such as nutrition and obesity epidemiology and in perinatal epidemiology, which resulted in (co)authorship of more than 40 scientific publications in international journals. Since 2011, she is on the Board of the Study Group for Insulin Resistance of the Portuguese Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and she is a member of the scientific committee of Nutrícias – scientific journal of the Portuguese Nutritionists Association.