Ana Cristina Santos
Ana Cristina Santos was born in Póvoa de Varzim, in 1974. She graduated in Nutrition Sciences in 1998 and teaches in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto (FMUP) since 2004. In 2003 concluded her Master in Public Health and in 2008 her PhD with an epidemiological research on metabolic syndrome. She teaches for the Masters in Public Health and Health Education and for the PhD Programme in Public Health. Since 2017, she is a FCT PhD researcher at ISPUP. She has developed research in national and international projects, in areas such as obesity epidemiology and perinatal epidemiology, which resulted in (co)authorship of more than 80 scientific publications. She coordinates the Perinatal and Pediatic Epidemiology Group of the EPIUnit. She is a member of the scientific committee of the “Acta Portuguesa de Nutrição” and she integrates the Editorial Board of the “Revista da Sociedade Portuguesa de Endocrinologia, Diabetes e Metabolismo”.