PhD in Nursing and master in business administration and management.
Assistant at the Portuguese Catholic University.
Worked as a nurse in several hospital settings, particularly in Intensive care, and has been a member of the quality department.
A specialist in Public Health, he has been involved in numerous national pressure ulcer research projects and in various international studies on Pressure Ulcers and on wound care in general.
Published 27 articles in journals and 36 papers in conference proceedings, has 9 book chapters and 4 books published.
It features 166 items of technical production. He participated in
25 events abroad and 77 in Portugal. 2 directed dissertations and co-directed 6 in the Health Sciences area.
Between 2007 and 2017 participated in 9 research projects.
It is currently involved in two research projects. Active in the areas of Medical Sciences with emphasis on Health Sciences and Medical Sciences.
He is a member of several wound care societies, the Wound Management Portuguese Association – APTFeridas, the European Wound Management Association – EWMA, European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel – EPUAP and Sociedad IberolatinoAmericana de ulceras y heridas – SILAUHE.
He has been an invited Speaker and Chairman in numerous national and international conferences and has also organized several national and international scientific congresses and meetings on wound care.