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August 2007


August 2007

Academic Training

Degree in Medicine from the College of Medicine of the Universidade Clássica de Lisboa in 1982

Master's Degree in Respiratory System Pathology, College of Medical Sciences, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 1998

1990 – Specialist in Anaesthesiology

1993 – Awarded the title of specialist in Anaesthesiology by the Portuguese Medical Association

2003 – Awarded Competence in Medical Emergency by the Medical Association

2008 – Awarded Competence in Pain Medicine by the Medical Association

2009 – Head of the Anaesthesiology Service of the Funchal Central Hospital

2017 - ESRA - European Diploma of Pain Medicine (ESRA-EDPM)

2018 - EFIC - European Diploma of Pain Medicine

Professional Activity

Since April 2015 – Coordinator of the “Multidisciplinary Center for Pain Medicine - Dr. Rui Silva” of the Funchal Central Hospital – Madeira

February 2014 - March 2015 – Director of the Autonomous Pain Clinic of the Portuguese Institute of Oncology in Lisbon Francisco Gentil E.P.E.

1991 – Founding member and Coordinator of the Multidisciplinary Pain Therapeutics Unit of the Funchal Central Hospital (1991 – 2010)

Scientific / Pedagogical Activity

Board Member of the European Diploma of Pain Medicine of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA - EDPM) – (2016).

ESRA Board member 2011 – 2016; ESRA Scientific Committee; Grants Committee; Ambassador Program until 2017

European Pain Federation – Portuguese Councillor (2016)

Portuguese Association for the Study of Pain – APED (Portuguese IASP Chapter): Member of the Board (2004-2010); President (2010 - 2013; 2013 - 2016)

Member of the “Coordinating Group of the National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pain” of the General Directorate of Health

Presentation, participation, moderation and publication of about a hundred works (Articles, Communications, Posters, Lectures, Conferences, Panels) in Scientific Meetings, Congresses and Publications in Portugal and abroad

“Principal Investigator” in several studies and clinical trials in phases IIB; III; IV

Main Areas of Activity in the HPA Group

Out-patient consultations

Invasive Procedures for Pain Management


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