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Hospital Particular Alvor


Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Gambelas


Medical Emergency



Dr.ª Carina Freitas


HPA Units


Child Psychiatry
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    Convenção RAM/IASaúde


Portuguese, English and Spanish


May 2020


Medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (2000).

Master´s degree in Neurosciences at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (2008).

Specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Hospital D. Estefânia, Lisbon (2008).

Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2019).

Ph.D. in Medical Sciences and Neurosciences at the University of Toronto, Canada (2020).

Postgraduation in Media & Medicine at Harvard Medical School, US (2020).

Professional Experience

Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at SESARAM, Funchal (since 2008).

Areas of special interest: infancy, autism spectrum disorder, sleeping disorders, music-based interventions, health communication.

Academic / Teaching Experience

Author, co-author and reviewer in national and international scientific meetings and journals.

Assistant Lecturer in Neuroscience (neuropsychology and neuroanatomy) for medical students at the University of Madeira in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon University (2009-2014).

Advanced Training of Trainers (2002).

Ph.D. project completed at the Autism Research Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and Neuroimaging Lab at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (2014-2020).

Practice Areas at the HPA Group

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry consultations.

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