• 31 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Research interests

During my master´s degree studies, I acquired significant experience and knowledge about the influence of the environment on Human Biology and its importance at the public health level.
More recently, I have worked as a research fellow in the project “Improvement of epidemiological health information to support public health decision and management in Portugal – towards reduced inequalities, improved health and bilateral cooperation”, at the Department of Epidemiology, National Health Institute Doctor Ricardo Jorge. Within this project, I have acquired a lot of epidemiological and statistical skills, being part of a very dynamic research team. Among the activities performed, in addition to the lab activities, I have performed statistical analysis and epidemiological interpretation of data related to the Health Status of the Portuguese population, including genetic characteristics, having written several articles published in international journals with Peer review.
I am now doing my PhD in Public Health, specifically in Epidemiolgy, and I will study the effects of air pollution exposure on cardiovascular outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

Human Biology and Environment, Master, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Sep 200915 Nov 2011


  • R Medicine (General)
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 31 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Review article

Ambient air pollution and lipid profile: systematic review and meta-analysis

Gaio, V., Roquette, R., Dias, C. M. & Nunes, B., 1 Nov 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 254, 113036.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
  • Oral hygiene habits in Portugal: results from the first Health Examination Survey (INSEF 2015)

    Santos, J., Antunes, L., Namorado, S., Kislaya, I., João Santos, A., Rodrigues, A. P., Braz, P., Gaio, V., Barreto, M., Lyshol, H., Nunes, B. & Matias Dias, C. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 77, 5, p. 334-339

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Sociodemographic disparities in hypertension prevalence: results from the first Portuguese National Health Examination Survey

    Translated title of the contribution: Disparidades sociodemográficas da prevalência de hipertensão: resultados do primeiro Portuguese Health Examination SurveyRodrigues, A. P., Gaio, V., Kislaya, I., Graff-Iversen, S., Cordeiro, E., Silva, A. C., Namorado, S., Barreto, M., Gil, A. P., Antunes, L., Santos, A., Miguel, J. P., Nunes, B. & Dias, C. M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia. 38, 8, p. 547-555 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    The first Portuguese National Health Examination Survey (2015): design, planning and implementation

    Nunes, B., Barreto, M., Gil, A. P., Kislaya, I., Namorado, S., Antunes, L., Gaio, V., Santos, A. J., Rodrigues, A. P., Santos, J., Roquette, R., Alves-Alves, C., Castilho, E., Cordeiro, E., Dinis, A., Prokopenko, T., Silva, A. C., Vargas, P., Lyshol, H. & Dias, C. M., 2019, In : Journal of public health (Oxford, England). 41, 3, p. 511-517

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 12 Downloads (Pure)