Main interests: Epidemiology and psychometrics, biostatistics, medical education assessment
Obtained his degree in Applied Mathematics and Computation from the University of Aveiro; MSc in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems from Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Porto (FEP) and PhD in Public Health from Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (FMUP). Presently, he is Biostatistician, Psychometrician and Senior Researcher at Department of Public Health and Forensic Sciences, and Medical Education of University of Porto Medical School. Researcher at Epidemiology Research Unit (EPIUnit) and head of Biostatistics and Health Metrics Research Group at Institute of Public Health of University Porto. His research interests are applying statistical analysis with latent variables to Public Health and Medical Education. He has more than 180 ISI Web of Science publications.