Helena Canhão

Professor of Medicine at

NOVA Medical School

Helena Canhão is a full Professor of Medicine, Nova Medical School and Invited Full Professor of Epidemiology, National School of Public Health, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.

Coordinator of Comprehensive Health Research Center (CHRC) and Head of EpiDoC Unit (Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases Unit), NMS, UNL. Leader and Chief Medical Officer, Patient Innovation. President of Portuguese Society of Rheumatology.

Helena holds a MD, PhD and Habillitation in Medicine from Faculdade de Medicina, Lisbon University. She has a Master in Medical Sciences (Clinical Research) by Harvard Medical School, University of Harvard, Boston, USA. She is also senior consultant of rheumatology (CHULC-Hospital Curry Cabral).

Chair of the Advisory Board of Value for Health CoLab,  Chair of the Advisory Board of AICIB, and Commissioner of CIENCIA 2020. She is member of the Council of NOVA University of Lisbon, and member of the council of NOVA Medical School.

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