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Research interests

Medical Anthropology; Governance; Politics; Portuguese Ethnology; Cultural Practices and Representations; Cultural Identity; Collective Memory

Education/Academic qualification

Leadership in Digital Health and Precision Medicine


Award Date: 30 Sep 2016

Anthropology, Doctorate, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

1 Mar 200828 Feb 2011

Award Date: 22 Jul 2011

Anthropology, Master, Universidade do Minho

1 Sep 199811 Aug 2003

Award Date: 11 Aug 2003

Anthropology, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

1 Oct 19928 Oct 1996

Award Date: 8 Oct 1996

External positions

Research Fellow, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

1 Mar 200828 Feb 2011

Assistant, Instituto Piaget

1 Sep 200431 Aug 2006

Assistant, Universidade do Algarve

1 Feb 200130 Sep 2001


  • GN Anthropology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Public Health Governance
  • Help-seeking behaviors
  • Ethnography
  • Local cultures


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