Pediatric Physician of the Hospital Center of S. João (CHSJ), with subspecialty in Pediatric Intensive Care.
Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto - FMUP. Chairman of the Ethics Committee for Health of CHSJ and FMUP. Member of the Ethics Committee for Clinical Research (CEIC) (2005-). Director of the Humanization Service of the São João Hospital Center (CHSJ) (2008-). Director of the Center for the Study of Bioethics (CEB) (2013-). Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV) (2014-). Director of the Department of Education and Medical Simulation of FMUP (2015-)