Altamiro Costa-Pereira

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da Costa-Pereira, A

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Altamiro Costa-Pereira (2015-06-16)

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Portugal

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Altamiro Costa-Pereira (2016-01-24)

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Biostatistics, Clinical Research, Health Services Research, Health Technologies Assessment

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Altamiro Costa-Pereira (2013-11-25)

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Scopus Author ID: 17134332700

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Scopus to ORCID (2013-11-20)

ResearcherID: I-5987-2012

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Clarivate Analytics (2013-11-20)

Biography

Altamiro Manuel Rodrigues da Costa Pereira was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1959; graduated in Medicine, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 1983; started his academic career as teaching assistant in Epidemiology and Public Health, in 1985; trained as a Pediatrician between 1987 and 1993, at the Hospital de S. João, Porto; attended several post-graduate courses at the universities of Johns Hopkins, USA, McGill, Canada, Nijmegen, Netherlands and Dundee, Scotland; obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1993. Since 1995, initiated and has been responsible for several under and post-graduate disciplines and courses, including master programs in Medical Informatics and Evidence and Decision Making in Health Sciences and a doctoral program in Clinical and Health Services Research, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto. Undertook research projects in national and international institutions, in the fields of epidemiology, medical informatics and clinical research, publishing more than 300 scientific papers, 134 of those indexed by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI); participated in more than 50 national and international panels and evaluating commissions of fellowships, projects and scientific research teams in the field of life and health sciences and technologies, being regularly invited by the European Commission as an expert in information technologies applied to healthcare, since 1999; supervisor of 23 PhD dissertations, 7 of them already successfully concluded. Director of the Department of Health Information and Decision Sciences, since 2011, also coordinates the Center for Research in Health Technologies and Information Systems (CINTESIS), since 2004.
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