Ana Isabel Ribeiro
Ana Isabel Ribeiro was born in Porto in 1988. In 2008, she finished a BS in Geography, in 2010 a Master in Public Health, and in 2016 a PhD in Public Health at University of Porto with a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/82529/2011).
She is currently a Researcher based at the Institute of Public Health of University of Porto working in the international project ‘Life-course biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing (LIFEPATH)’ led by Imperial College of London and funded by the European Commission through Horizon 2020 and Principal Investigator in the project ‘The influence of exposure to urban air pollutants, green and blue spaces, and biodiversity on the development of allergic diseases and asthma in children’ (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030193).
Ana has authored and co-authored dozens of scientific papers, reports and communications. She is particularly interested in understanding how the place of residence shapes individuals’ health and in evaluating the socioeconomic and environmental inequalities in health and health-related behaviours.