Awards

Awards granted to Unit members, 2014-2015:

 

Best Oral Communication Award at 5th Palliative Care Congress of the Portuguese Cancer Institute, Porto, 16.-17.10.2015, for oral communication: GOMES B, Brito M, Sarmento V, Soares D, Yi D, Goncalves E, Rocha MC, Fernandes J, Ferreira PL, Higginson IJ. What are the components of home palliative care that users of these services value the most? Testing and improving a discrete choice methodology. [in Portuguese].

 

Palliative Care Congress of the Portuguese Cancer Institute. Porto

2015: Prémio para a melhor publicação da APE (Associação Portuguesa de Epidemiologia) – edição 2014, com o trabalho intitulado “Social trajectory and body image satisfaction in childbearing women”, publicado no Maternal and Child Health Journal, da autoria de Ana Henriques, Luís Alves, Elisabete Alves, Susana Silva, Henrique Barros e Ana Azevedo.

 

Bolsa concedida pela rede COST Action IS1103 – Adapting European Health Systems to Diversity para desenvolver uma “Short-term Scientific Mission” na London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2015

 

Best Oral Communication (3rd place) – Barros S, Castro C, Ferro A, Morais S, Lunet N, Peleteiro B. Worldwide burden of gastric cancer attributable to high sodium intake in 2012 and predictions for 2035. XIV Congresso de Nutrição e Alimentação da APN. Lisbon, 21-22 May, 2015

 

Best Poster – Kana MA, Correia S, Peleteiro B, Severo M, Barros H. The impact of 2008 global financial crises on low birth weight in Portugal: a temporal trend analysis. 7th Young Researchers’ Forum, as part of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) organized in the context of the 8th European Public Health Conference. Milan, 15 October 2015.

 

1st Place: oral communications of session 9 “Hydration in elderly people” being within the 12 best communications of the II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress Scientific Committee of II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress, 2015

 

Delgado I, Araújo J, Ramos E. Association between socioeconomic characteristics and trajectories of body mass index from 13 to 21 years [in Portuguese]. 1st award for best oral communication; XIV Congress of Food and Nutrition. Lisbon, May, 2015

 

Cabral M, Araújo J, Severo M, Lopes C, Ramos E. Seasonal variation of plasma vitamin D concentration and the relation with vitamin D intake [in Portuguese]. 2nd award for best oral communication; XIV Congress of Food and Nutrition. Lisbon, May, 2015

 

Santos S, Gaillard R, Oliveira A, Barros H, Abrahamse-Berkeveld M, van der Beek EM, Hofman A, Jaddoe VWV. Associations of infant subcutaneous fat mass with total and abdominal fat mass at scool-age. The Generation R Study. 1st prize for best poster-oral communication, 9th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Cape Town, South Africa, 8-11 November, 2015

 

Award “Patxi Català” SESPAS-EASP (Sociedad Espanola de Salud Pública y Adminstración Sanitaria and Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública). 1st award for best oral communication. Albuquerque G, Lopes c, Durão C, Severo M, Moreira P, Oliveira A. Dietary patterns at 4 years of age: are they associated with appetite-related eating behaviours in 7 year-old children? II Ibero-American Congress of Epidemiology and Public Health. Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2-4 September, 2015

 

1st Place: oral communications of session 8 “Hydration in elderly people” being within the 12 best communications of the II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress Scientific Committee of II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress, 2015

 

1st Place: oral communications of session 5 “Hydration in elderly people” being within the 12 best communications of the II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress Scientific Committee of II International and IV Spanish Hydration Congress, 2015

 

March - Honorable mention of the Poster “Pires S, Festas MJ, Soares T, Amorim H, Santoalha J, Henriques A, Parada F. Pistas auditivas externas na terapia em grupo de doentes com Parkinson.” XV Congress of the Portuguese Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Cascais, Portugal, 2014

 

2º Melhor trabalho do ano pela Coordenação Internato Médico, 2014, com o trabalho “Análise da afluência anual a um serviço de atendimento a situações de urgência (SASU) do grande Porto”.

 

Prémio de melhor trabalho no 15º Congresso Nacional de Pediatria — ‘Determinantes cardiome­tabólicos de função renal em crianças pré-púberes’, Liane Correia Costa, 2014

 

Food & Nutrition Awards ‘Investigação e Desenvolvimento’ — Relatório “Consumo alimentar e nutricional de crianças em idade pré-escolar: Resultados da Coorte Geração 21”,  Carla Lopes, Andreia Oliveira, Lisa Afonso, Teresa Moreira, Catarina Durão, Milton Severo, Sofia Vilela, Elisabete Ramos, Henrique Barros, 2014

 

Food & Nutrition Awards, menção honrosa na categoria ‘Iniciativa de Mobilização’ com o Guia educativo “Da mesa à horta: aprendo a gostar de fruta e vegetais”

Carla Lopes, Andreia Oliveira, Lisa Afonso, Catarina Durão, Pedro Moreira, Elisabete Pinto, Elisabete Ramos, 2014

 

Prémio da Associação Portuguesa de Epidemiologia para melhor publicação de 2013 —Association between energy-dense food consumption at 2 years of age and diet quality at 4 years of age, Sofia Vilela, 2014

 

Awards granted to Unit members, 2008-2013:

 

“Medalha de prata de serviços distintos do Ministério da Saúde”, attributed to Nuno Lunet in 2013.

 

1st award of best oral communication. Susana Santos, Andreia Oliveira, Carina Pinho, Susana Casal, Carla Lopes. Fatty acids derived from a food frequency questionnaire and measured in erythrocyte-membrane in relation to adiponectin and leptin concentrations. [In Portuguese: Efeito dos ácidos gordos medidos através de um questionário de frequência alimentar e na membrana dos eritrócitos nas concentrações de adiponectina e leptina]. XI Congress of Food and Nutrition. Lisbon, 16-17 May, 2013.

 

Best Work in General Pediatrics in the. Fonseca MJ, Severo M, Barros H, Santos AC. Neonatal weight loss in a sample of Portuguese newborns – Generation XXI birth cohort. 14th National Congress of Pediatrics. Porto, 3-5 October, 2013.

 

SPP/SEPAR/Vitória Prize to the best comunication presented in the national congress of the portuguese pneumologic society: Contact screening in tuberculosis: can we identify those with higher risk? 2012

 

1st award of best oral communication. Santos S, Oliveira A, Lopes C. Adherence to a healthy dietary pattern and body fat distribution measured by different methods (DEXA and anthropometry) in Portuguese adults [in Portuguese]. Adesão a um padrão alimentar saudável e distribuição de gordura corporal avaliada por diferentes métodos (DEXA e antropometria), em adultos portugueses. XI Congress of Food and Nutrition. Porto, 24-25 May, 2012.

 

Best oral communication (area: Obesity and comorbidities), 16º Congresso Português de Obesidade, 2012: “Obesidade em Mulheres Portuguesas após a maternidade”, Ana Henriques, Ana Azevedo e Henrique Barros.

 

Internato Médico do Centro Hospitalar de São João, Bial (Medical Internship of S. João Hospital Centre, Bial). Prospective validation of a novel strategy for assessing risk of significant hyperbilirubinemia, Goncalves A, Costa S, Lopes A, Rocha G, Guedes MB, Centeno MJ, Silva J, Silva MG, Severo M, Guimaraes H, 2012

 

E Alves. Melhor apresentação em forma de poster, Congresso Mundial de Epidemiologia, 2011.

 

SPP/Vitoria prize to the best study presented in European Respiratory Society: Caetano Mota P, Carvalho A, Valente I, Braga R, Duarte R. Predictors of delayed sputum smear and culture conversion among a Portuguese population with pulmonary tuberculosis, 2011

 

Excelência em e-learning da Universidade do Porto (Excellence in e-learning of University of Porto) Equiparação de Pontuações de Testes feitos em Computador por pequenos Turnos de Estudantes, Moura D., Amaral M., Severo M, 2011

 

2nd Award for the Best Communication. Araújo J, Lopes C, Ramos E. Dietary calcium intake and body mass index: a longitudinal analysis in a population-based cohort of adolescents. X Congress of Food and Nutrition & II Ibero-American Congress of Nutrition. Lisbon, 12-13 May, 2011.

 

Best Work in General Pediatrics. Leite AL, Santos AC, Gomes L, Marques E, Veloso M, Costa M. I Impact of overweight and obesity in carotid intima-media thickness of Portuguese adolescents. 12th National Congress of Pediatrics. Albufeira, 6-8 October, 2011.

 

1st award of best oral communication. Vilela S, Oliveira A, Santos AC, Pinto E, Moreira I, Lopes C.

 

Social determinants of high-density food consumption in children at 2 years [in Portuguese]. X Congress of Food and Nutrition & Ibero-American Congress of Nutrition. Lisbon, 12-13 May, 2011.

 

1º prémio na categoria “Investigação em Ciências da Nutrição”, Prémio de Nutrição, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2011 (First Prize in “Research in Nutrition Sciences”, Nutrition Awards 2011 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation). Avaliação da ingestão alimentar em grávidas portuguesas. Associação Portuguesa de Nutricionistas e CGI, Elisabete Pinto, Carla Lopes, Milton Severo, Elisabete Ramos, Sofia Correia, Susana Cabral, Isabel dos Santos Silva e Henrique Barros, 2011

 

Prémio de bronze para a Investigação em Nutrição Comunitária nos países latino-americanos (Bronze Prize in the II World Congress of Public Health Nutrition and I Latinamerican Congress of Community Nutrition, Porto, Portugal). Changes in body mass index and body fat in adolescence – a longitudinal approach, Araújo J, Severo M, Lopes C, Ramos E, 2010.

 

Melhor trabalho de investigação clínica em Dor da Fundação Grunenthal (Best research work on Pain, Grunenthal Foundation). Eficácia da associação de Carbamazepina com o bloqueio analgésico periférico com Ropivacaína no tratamento da Nevralgia do Trigémio, Lemos L, Oliveira P, Flores S, Almeida A, 2010.

 

2nd Award for the Best Communication. Fonseca MJ, Gaio R, Lopes C, Santos AC. Association between dietary patterns and metabolic syndrome. IX Congress of Food and Nutrition. Lisbon, 20-21 May, 2010.

 

Lilly Research Award 2010. Mesquita J, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Matos MJ, Marques R, Madureira AJ, Sarmento A, Medina JL, Freitas P. Lipodistrophy Defined By Fat Mass Ratio in HIV Infected Patients is Associated With High Prevalence of Glucose Homeostasis Abnormalities and Insulin Resistance.

 

Award of best communication in Nutrition. Lourenço S, Oliveira A, Lopes C. Alcohol consumption and obesity [in Portuguese]. 14th Portuguese Congress of Obesity. Porto, 25-27 November, 2010. 1st honourable mention. Oliveira A, Rodríguez-Artalejo F, Ramos E, Santos AC, Gaio R, Lopes C. Diet, Inflammation and Coronary Disease. Nutrition Awards, Portuguese Society of Nutritionists. Lisbon, 30 June, 2010.

 

1sd award in Research. Bulhões C, Ramos E, Dias S, Barros H. Lifestyles and Health perception in Portuguese elderly of rural and urban areas. 27th Meeting of General Practitioner. Vilamoura, 17-20 March, 2010.

 

3rd award of best poster. Araújo J, Severo M, Lopes C, Ramos E. Changes in body mass index and body fat in adolescence – a longitudinal approach. II World Congress of Public Health Nutrition. Porto, 23-25 September, 2010.

 

1sd award for the Best Communication in Internal Medicine. Brandão MR, Lopes C, Ramos E. Family History of Diabetes: the role of grandparents data to identify adolescents at diabetes risk. YES Meeting (Young European Scientists Meeting) and at the IV Congresso Ibérico de Estudiantes de Medicina (CIBEME). Porto and Santiago de Compostela, 2010.

 

S Silva. Honourable Mention. CES award for young social scientists from countries having Portuguese as the official language. Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal, with PhD thesis, 2009.

 

Excelência em e-learning da Universidade do Porto (Excellence in e-learning of University of Porto). Anatomia Clínica on-line: de repositório a estação de treino virtual, Ribeiro M, Amaral M, Ribeiro H, Dinis-Machado J, Povo A, Severo M, Ferreira Tavares MA, 2009.

 

2nd award of best oral communication. Oliveira A, Lopes C. Mediterranean Dietary Pattern and Acute Myocardial Infarction: body mass index modification effect [in Portuguese]. VIII Congress of Food and Nutrition. Porto, 28-29 May, 2009.

 

Best Abstract Award in the Excellence in Paediatrics 2009. Leite AL, Santos AC, Gomes L, Marques E, Veloso M, Costa M. Carotid intima-media thickness in overweight and obese children: cardiovascular risk factors evaluation.

 

1º Prémio das Comunicações Livres do Congresso Português de Epidemiologia, Porto, Portugal, 23-24 outubro (First Prize on Contributed Communications in the Portuguese Congress on Epidemiology, 23-24 October). Comparação de diferentes métodos de avaliar a ingestão de folato durante a gravidez, Pinto E, Lopes C, Severo M, Rodrigues T, Barros H, 2008

 

AstraZeneca para apoio à Investigação, 2008, Fundação AstraZeneca (AstraZenece for the support to Research, 2008, AstraZeneca Foundation). Construção e validação de uma escala para o diagnóstico clínico de insuficiência cardíaca – modelação por variáveis latentes, Azevedo A, Severo M, Gaio R, 2008.

 

2nd award of of best oral communication. Santos AC, Barros H. Impact of metabolic syndrome definitions in the incidence estimates: a study in an urban population. VI Portuguese Congress of Epidemiology. Porto, 23-24 October, 2008.

 

3rd award of best oral communication. Oliveira A, Ramos E, Santos AC, Lopes C. Mediterranean Dietary Pattern and C-reactive protein: modification effect by body fat [in Portuguese]. VI Portuguese Congress of Epidemiology. Porto, 23-24 October, 2008.

 

3rd award of best oral communication. Araújo J, Oliveira A, Ramos E, Lopes C. Lifestyles and Health perception in Portuguese elderly of rural and urban areas. VII Congress of Nutrition and Diet. Lisbon, 29-30 May, 2008.

 

Prof. Hargraeves Award. Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos AC, Xerinda S, Matos MJ, Marques R, Serrão R, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina JL. Estudo prospectivo de 1 ano indica que doentes com infecção VIH sob terapêutica antiretrovírica agravam a lipodistrofia, 2008.