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 Past-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 hundreds of scientific publications in international journals.
Eur Respir J, 2022 Apr 29;2102395. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02395-2021. Online ahead of print.
Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, Issue 5, May 2022, Pages e447-e457
Dev Med Child Neurol, 2022 Mar 17. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15202. Online ahead of print.
Matern Child Nutr, 2022 Mar 16;e13347. doi: 10.1111/mcn.13347. Online ahead of print.
BMJ Open, 2022 Mar 15;12(3):e052964. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052964.
Birth, 2022 Feb 20. doi: 10.1111/birt.12618. Online ahead of print.
Eur J Public Health, 2022 Feb 14;ckac001. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckac001. Online ahead of print.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2022 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/cen.14687. Online ahead of print.
J Elder Abuse Negl, 2022 Feb 8;1-15. doi: 10.1080/08946566.2022.2039338. Online ahead of print.
Porto Biomedical Journal, 2022 Mar-Apr; 7(1): e169. Published online 2022 Feb 8. doi: 10.1097/j.pbj.0000000000000169
Infect Dis (Lond), 2022 Feb 7;1-7. doi: 10.1080/23744235.2022.2035429. Online ahead of print.
Early Hum Dev, 2022 Feb;165:105535. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105535. Epub 2022 Jan 14.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12845. Online ahead of print.
J Clin Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 26;S0895-4356(21)00432-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.12.027. Online ahead of print.
J Pediatr, 2021 Dec 15;S0022-3476(21)01177-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.12.006. Online ahead of print.
Sci Total Environ, 2021 Nov 23;151859. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151859. Online ahead of print.
Front Pediatr, 2021 Nov 15;9:747203. doi: 10.3389/fped.2021.747203. eCollection 2021.