Appointed by the Government
Graduated in nursing, post-graduated in epidemiology, Master in public health and PhD in international health. Assistant Professor at the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Member of the Scientific Council of the Research Center Global Health and Tropical Medicine and coordinator of the Cross Cuting Issue Public Health Information. Advisor to the Minister of Health of the XXI Constitutional Government and expert of the National Health Council (2016-2018). Member of the Portuguese team of the European Observatory on Health Systems. Deputy-editor of BMC Human Resources for Health. Researcher in several national and international projects. Works in the area of Medical and Health Sciences with emphasis on Epidemiology, Health Services and Policies and Human Resources for Health (ORCID 0000-0003-1406-4585).