José Peixoto Caldas

Integrated Member (PhD)

Department: Epidemiology
Research Group: Social Epidemiology
Professionally: Full Professor of Palliative Care and Bioethics at the Federal University of Paraiba; Guest Scientist at USP / FAPESP at the University of São Paulo School of Nursing; Professor of the Official Master's Degree in Health and Welfare Policies of the Institute of Humanities and Health Sciences of the Ortega y Gasset Foundation;  Integrated Researcher of the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto; Ex-Visiting Professor of the University of Fortaleza-UNIFOR, Ex-Professor of Department of Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychology at the University of São Paulo, Senior researcher of the FAPESP-Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, former Associate Professor of the College of the Americas-inter-American Organization for Higher Education, Ex-Assistant Researcher of FCT at CIIE - Centre for Research and Intervention in Education, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Porto. Coordinator of the Master in Gender (s), Diversity, y Salud Sexual Reproductive from COLAM - OUI. Performs the duties of Director of the Iberoamerican Observatory of Health and Citizenship ( and Revista Iberoamericana de Salud y Ciudadanía ISSN 2182-4185 (http://revista /). Academically is: Postdoc in Anthropology (2003) and PhD in Sociology (2001) - Universidad de Barcelona; Masters in Medicine (1997) - Universidad de Barcelona and a Masters in Sociology (1997) from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Graduated in Medicine (1993) and Philosophy (1986) from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Associate Editor of the University of São Paulo Nursing School Journal. He is a member of various research networks Ibero: CLACSO - Latin American Council of Social Sciences, REDIAL Red Europea de Información y Documentación on Latin America, CEISAL Consejo de Investigaciones Sociales Europeo of Latin America and Latin American Studies Association LASA. In addition to belonging to several European associations as FES - Federación Española de Sociology, APS - Portuguese Association of Sociology and ESHMS - European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Lusophone the Association for the Fight Against AIDS, the International Sociological Association.
He was Research Fellow at the Institute of Gino Germani Investigación of the Universidad de Buenos Aires - UBA, the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning - CEBRAP, researcher and visiting professor at the Universidad de Barcelona, ​​Consultant Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. His main research focus on the following themes: AIDS / HIV, Palliative care, Promotion and Health Education, Sexual Behaviors and STDs, Gender Violence, Public Health Policy and Citizenship, Vulnerability / Risk and Social Anthropology and Sociology of Health.