Dentistry degree at the Dental Medicine School of the University of Porto concluded in 1990 with practice of dentistry in a private clinic for a decade.
Master’s Degree in Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal, completed in 2003 iwith the presentation of a research work entitled: “Evolution of Perinatal Health Indicators in Portugal”.
PhD in Public Health by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal, with presentation of the research work “Caesarean – a role for culture, society and health care”.
PhD Researcher at the Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health (ITR) of the Public Health Institute of the University of Porto.
Member of the research team of the FCT-funded project: Perinatal Health in Migrants: barriers, incentives and outcomes (PTDC/DTP-SAP/6384/2014).
Professor at the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal, teaching subjects of Anatomy, Physiology, Epidemiology and Public Health.
Research areas of interest:
Public Health, Epidemiologic Methods; Health Status Indicators; Population Sureveillance; Maternal Health; Migrant Health; Obstetric Interventions
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