Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Algarve and Master degree in Pharmaceutical Medicine from the University of Aveiro.
Research fellow in several national and international research projects:
i) Lifepath - Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing (PHC-01-2014 - 633666).
ii) “The influence of hygrothermal conditions on quality of life in social housing” (FCT EXPL/ECM-COM/1999/2013), a collaboration of the Institute of Public Health and the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto.
iii) “An educational intervention to improve the use of antibiotics in Portuguese Health Professionals: a cluster-randomized trial” (PTDC/SAU-ESA/105530/2008), University of Aveiro.
The work developed in research projects as well as the master thesis resulted in several publications in international journals and oral and panel presentations in both national and international conferences.
PhD student in Public Health, awarded with a scholarship grant to conduct her research (SFRH/BD/108742/2015).
Her research interests are related to the biology of social adversity, namely the health consequences of social adverse experiences in during early life.