Susana Silva

Integrated Member (PhD)

Department: Health and Society
Research Group: Social Epidemiology


Susana Silva, PhD in Sociology, is Senior Researcher and Professor at the Institute of Public Health – University of Porto, coordinating the Department of Health and Society and the research group on Social Epidemiology. She awarded a development grant position within FCT Investigator Programme for the period 2017-2021, a researcher-centred, highly competitive scheme, aimed at providing support for the most talented and creative researchers, capable of carrying out independent research and becoming leaders in their fields. She holds expertise on social studies of science, health and society, with a focus on reproductive and genetic technologies (regulation, ethics, and social uses), relationships between users and health professionals, and social determinants of health.


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ORCID: 0000-0002-1335-8648