Vice-PresidenteAggregation in Philosophy, Ethics (Univ. Minho), Doctorate in Philosophy (UNL - Lisbon Nova University), Master in Nursing Sciences (Portuguese Catholic University) and in Cultural and Political History (UNL). Specialist in Nursing (title attributed by the IPS-UE-IPB consortium) and professional title of specialist nurse in Mental Health and Psychiatry. Coordinator Professor, member of General Council of Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, chair of School of Health Representatives Council, Head of Nursing Department. Member of the Ethics Committee of the Hospital Center of Setubal. Member of Ethic Council of University of Minho. Coordinator of Nursing Research Unit for South and Islands.