Paula Ravasco

Nutritionist, MSc, MD, PhD

Degree in Nutritional Sciences, Degree in Nutrition and Food Engineering, Medical Doctor;

Master’s Degree and PhD in the area of Nutrition and Medicine/Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.

Professor of Clinical Nutrition and Clinical Research at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon

Coordinator of the Advanced Course in Nutrition and Oncology (collaboration Course between the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon and external Universities).

Professor of Clinical Nutrition and Oncology in the Master Programme in Clinical Nutrition of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.

Representative of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon in the F3 College on Nutrition and Food Science (EU funded collaborative project on research, teaching and public perception of science between several faculties of the University of Lisbon).

Coordinator of 5 multicentre research projects in the area of Nutrition, Food Science, Cancer, Clinical Nutrition, Quality of Life, Outcomes, disease modulation by nutrition/nutrients.

Medical member of the Educational and Clinical Practice Committee (ECPC) of ESPEN.

Principal Investigator at the Laboratory of Nutrition of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, main area: Oncology, Metabolism, Nutrition.

Author of 75 published, and 4 in press international original articles and of 18 in national journals, in a wide range of areas from basic to applied nutrition and medicine/oncology. Presented or was co-author of 200 scientific communications in international congresses and of 72 in national congresses. Invited speaker in more than 105 national/international meetings or post-graduate courses. Recipient of 5 research grants and 10 national or international prizes in clinical research. Involved in various scientific activities since May 2001. Active member of professional societies of nutrition and of oncology. Reviewer for 20 scientific journals in nutrition / medicine / oncology since 2003.