Daniel Virella, O.M. 33107 Pediatrician (Graduated Hospital Assistant), Neonatologist at the NICU of Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central (CHULC). In Coordination functions since December 2020. Master in Epidemiology by the National School of Public Health and Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Epidemiologist responsible for the Office of Epidemiological and Statistical Analysis of the CHULC Research Center. Collaborator in the Department of Epidemiology of the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge. Consultant to the Directorate General of Health for the area of Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health. Coordinator of the Board of the Neonatology Subspecialty Section of the College of Pediatrics of the Medical Association (previously College of Neonatology of the Medical Association), for 3 terms. Coordinator of the National Cerebral Palsy Surveillance Program in Portugal; member researcher of the Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe – Joint Research Center of the European Commission. Coordinator of the Epicentre.pt Program - National Register of Pediatric Covid-19 cases with hospital admission. Certified Member of the CHULC Clinical and Procedural Audit Team. He was President of the Executive Committee of the Pediatric Surveillance Unit of the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics. He was Convenor (President) of the International Network of Pediatric Surveillance Units. He was a member of the National Coordination of the National Registry of Very Low Weight Newborns of the Portuguese Society of Neonatology of the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics. He was a member of the National Coordination of the National Registry of Congenital Anomalies. He was a member of the Boards of the Portuguese Association of Epidemiology, the Neonatology Section of the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics, the Epidemiology Section of the European Society of Pediatric Research. He was responsible for the Epidemiology Module of the Post-Graduate Course in Management of Health Units of the Ordem dos Médicos and Universidade Católica Portuguesa, from 2002 to 2010. Member of the winning teams with the Bial Award for Clinical Medicine, 2004, and the 1st Merk Serono Award for Quality Management in Health 2007. Articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, indexed in PubMed: 62 (1994 to 2020).