Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. Member of the General Council of the University of Coimbra. President of the Board of the Biomedical Law Centre. Chair of the Educational Committee of World Association for Medical Law (WAML)Researcher at the Legal Institute – University of Coimbra. Member of the Medical-Legal Council and of the Ethics Committee of INMLCF, IP – National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences. President of the Ethics Committee of AIBILI. Member of the Ethics Committees of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra and MIA-Portugal (Multidisciplinary Institute of Ageing). Fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (Vienna, Austria). Member of the Luso-Brazilian Institute of Comparative Law; International Associate of the Brazilian Institute of Civil Liability Studies (IBERC). President of the Biorights Commission (in Portugal) of ADFAS – Association of Family and Succession Law. Member of the European Association of Health Law and of the International Association of Comparative Law. Researcher in charge of the project Public Health Responsibility in the Portuguese-speaking world: Doing justice during and beyond the COVID Emergency, approved and funded by the World Health Organization (ERC WHO – (CERC.0079/ HEG 70). https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9871-5298. https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/en/951E-7E45-3E7F.