Dean and Full Professor of Medicine at NOVA Medical School (NMS), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (UNL). Coordinator of the Comprehensive Health Research Center (CHRC). Coordinator of the Associate Laboratory REAL and co-PI of the EpiDoC Unit, NMS, UNL. Senior Consultant and Head of the Rheumatology Unit at CHULC. President of the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology. Coordinator of the Lisbon Active and Healthy Aging. President of AICIB Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Value for Health Collaborative Laboratory.