Maria João Fonseca Ruivo
Maria João Fonseca was born in Porto, in 1987. She graduated in Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Nutrition, University of Porto, in 2009 and concluded her PhD in Public Health in the University of Porto Medical School (FMUP) in 2015, with an epidemiological research on newborn weight change. Since 2009, she works in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health of FMUP and in the Institute of Public Health of University of Porto, collaborating on the field work in Generation XXI birth cohort and on scientific production. She also teaches Epidemiology in FMUP since 2011. She has developed research in national and international projects, in areas such as perinatal and pediatric epidemiology.