Manuel Augusto Cardoso de Oliveira, Full Professor of Surgery Faculty of Medicine. University of Porto Medical School (retired), actually member of the Postgraduate School in Fernando Pessoa University. Active member of numerous Hospital and
University committees, over 100 full scientific papers, hundreds of abstract publications, publication of congress acts, books and divulgation texts supervisor. Master Thesis and of Ph.D., Chairman of numerous International Scientific Meetings in
Founder of the Association for Patient Safety in Portugal (APASD), founder of European Society of Endocrine Surgery representing Portugal, founder of the Scientific Association “Portuguese Group of Medical-Surgical Endocrinology”.
Previous Head of the Department of Surgery, S. João Hospital, previous Senior Researcher in IPATIMUP (Research Center in Oncology in Porto) and previous board of the European Union of Specialist Physicians (Endocrine Surgery).
Maintain research work in several areas and organization of National, International and World Congresses and expansion of present and forthcoming activities of Association for Patient Safety (APASD), across the country and to foreign countries