Raquel Teixeira

Raquel Teixeira

Integrated Member (Non-PhD)

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Raquel Mara Teixeira was born in 1981, Brazil. She completed a graduate degree in Nutrition at the University of Brasília (UnB) in 2003, and a master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Porto in 2017.

She worked for 7 years in Sao Tome and Principe leading the implementation of the National School Feeding Program as a representative of the Brazilian Bilateral Technical Cooperation in the country.

From 2017 to 2021, she worked as a research assistant in the Recap-Preterm Project. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in Public Health (FMUP/ISPUP) and a member of the “Perinatal Epidemiology” group of the Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health – ITR.

Her main research interests are child nutrition, digital health interventions, and the determinants of participation in birth cohorts.


Teixeira R , Doetsch J , Freitas AI , Lorthe E , Santos AC , Barros H , RECAP-preterm consortium

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12845. Online ahead of print.

Marques SCS , Doetsch J , Teixeira R , Abate G, Brødsgaard A, Brubakk AM, Colombo G, Cuttini M, Evensen KAI, Hennissen V, Indredavik MS, Kajantie E, Lebeer J, van der Pal S, Pedersen P, Sarrechia I, Virtanen E , Barros H , RECAP Preterm-WP6 QS Work Group.

J Clin Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 26;S0895-4356(21)00432-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.12.027. Online ahead of print.

Doetsch J , Dias V , Indredavik MS, Reittu J, Devold RK , Teixeira R , Kajantie E , Henrique Barros

Open Research Europe, 2021, 1:58 (https://doi.org/10.12688/openreseurope.13689.2)

Teixeira R , Queiroga AC , Freitas AI , Lorthe E , Santos AC , Moreira C , Barros H

Front Pediatr, 2021;9:529733. Published 2021 Feb 17. doi:10.3389/fped.2021.529733


Epidemiol Infect, 2020 Oct 13;1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0950268820002435. Online ahead of print.


Public Health Rev, (2019) 40:4 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40985-019-0114-2

Rodrigues C , Teixeira R , Fonseca MJ , Zeitlin J , Barros H

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2018 May;32(3):237-246. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12457. Epub 2018 Feb 22. Prevalence and duration of breast milk feeding in very


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