BSc Nursing, MSc in Public Health, PhD in International Health - Health Policies, Hab. Public Health - Epidemiology. Professor at the NOVA National School of Public Health. Counselor of the National Ethics Council for Life Sciences. Leader of the Portuguese team of the European Observatory on Health Systems. Editor-in-chief of the journal BMC Human Resources for Health. Works in Health Services and Policies, Human Resources for Health and Epidemiology.