Mónica Duarte C. Oliveira


FULL PROFESSOR, ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO, UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA

RESEARCHER AND PI OF “DECISION SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING” AREA, CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT STUDIES OF INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO (CEG-IST), UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA

Contact Information

Institutional page: https://fenix.ist.utl.pt:443/homepage/ist14410

Research ID: https://publons.com/researcher/2935184/monica-duarte-oliveira/

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4053-9214

SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=16202351000

CIENCIA VITAE: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/en/5419-FA56-A76D

Google scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=nfCApX0AAAAJ

E-mail: monica.oliveira@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Address for correspondence: Departamento de Engenharia e Gestão (DEG), Instituto Superior Técnico, Alameda Campus, Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

Telephone: +00 351 218417322 Ext: 1322 (Alameda campus)

Teaching

https://fenix.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/homepage/ist14410

Education

Aggregation 2018, Engineering and Management, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon.

PhD Operational Research 1999-2003, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London (thesis: Achieving Geographic Equity in the Portuguese Hospital Financing System).

MSc Operational Research 1998/1999, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.

Licenciatura in Economics 1992/1997, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto (Erasmus student at the Facultad de Ciencias Economicas Y Empresariales, Universitat de Barcelona, 1995/1996).

Areas of Interest

Decision Sciences; Engineering Management; Management Science; Operational Research; Health Economics; Health Policy; Quantitative Methods to assist Healthcare Management.

Area Editor for "Performance Evaluation, and Decision and Risk Analysis", Health Systems journal (Palgrave MacMillan).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Operations Research for Health Care journal (Elsevier).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Health Economics, Policy and Law journal (Cambridge University Press).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Sustainability journal (MPDI).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Portuguese Journal of Public Health (Karger).

Awards

2019: Research Incentive Award ISAMB/AstraZeneca Saúde e Ambientes, “Development of Evaluation and Foresight Tools to Analyse Environmental Health in Urban Settings: Development of an Urban Environmental Health Index with Multicriteria Decision Analysis” (authors: Marta Salgado, Paulo Nogueira, Anália Torres, Mónica Oliveira), Conference “Os Efeitos da Alteração dos Ambientes na Saúde Humana”, FMUL.

2017: Honor Mention, Isabel Themido Award for best article published in 2015 and 2016, article Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2016) Moving towards an equitable long-term care network: A multi-objective and multi-period planning approach, Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, 58, 69–85.

2017: Honor Mention, Isabel Themido Award for best article published in 2015 and 2016, article Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2015) An integrated approach for planning a long-term care network with uncertainty, strategic policy and equity considerations, European Journal of Operational Research, 240, 791-806.

2013: Award Isabel Themido 2013 (ex-aequo), for best article published in 2011 and 2012 published by members of the Portuguese Association of Operational Research: Mestre, A.M., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2012) “Organizing hospitals into networks: a hierarchical and multiservice model to define location, supply and referrals in planned hospital systems”, OR Spectrum, 34, 319-348.

2013: Award (ae-exquo) for Best Communication in the 13th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Which space for equity improvements? Planning the delivery of long-term care services under uncertain conditions”. Authors: Teresa Cardoso, Mónica D. Oliveira, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, Stefan Nickel, Universidade do Minho, Portugal.

2011: Award for Best Communication in the 2nd National Congress of Long-Term Care, Work: “Previsão da Procura de Cuidados Continuados em Condição de Incerteza”. Autores: Teresa Cardoso, Mónica D. Oliveira, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, Stefan Nickel., Faculdade de Medicina Dentária, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

2011: Award for Best Communication in the 12th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Prioritizing Health Care Interventions: A Multicriteria Resource Allocation Model to Inform the Choice of Community Care Programmes”. Authors: M.D. Oliveira, T. Rodrigues, C. Bana e Costa, A. Sá., Fundação Calouste-Gulbenkian, Portugal.

2008: Best Young Researcher Award in the Management scientific area, Technical University of Lisbon/Deloitte 2008.

2007: Award AMGEN for the Best Communication in the 10th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Estimating Avoided and Avoidable Health Gains from Improving Prescribing of Statins to Lower the Burden of Coronary Heart Disease”. Authors: Mónica Oliveira, Gwyn Bevan, Mara Airoldi, Alec Morton, Jenifer Smith, Fundação Calouste-Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal.

1997: Award Bank of Portugal, Best student in Economics in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto 1992/1997.

1997: Co-Award Fundação Engenheiro António de Almeida, Best student in Economics in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto 1992/1997.

Scholarships

2005: Participation in the EURO Summer Institute XXIII “OR in Healthcare”, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 2005.

2004-2003: Pos-Doc Scholarship 2003/2004 (BPD 11593/2002), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

2003-1999: PhD Scholarship 1999/2003 (BD PRAXIS XXI/19972/99), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

1999-1998: MSc Scholarship 1998/1999 (BM PRAXIS XXI/15276/98), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

Main Recent Research Projects

H2020 project Improved methods and Actionable Tools for enhancing Health Technology Assessment (IMPACT HTA) (2018-2020) (grant agreement no. 779312), Responsible for WP7 Methodological tools using multi-criteria value methods for HTA decision-making.

FCT project MEDI-VALUE Developing HTA tools to consensualise MEDICAL DEVICES' VALUE through multicriteria decision analysis (grant 2018-2021) (PTDC/EGE-OGE/29699/2017). Principal Investigator.

FCT project ImproveOR Ferramentas de apoio à decisão para melhoria da gestão do bloco operatório (2018-2021) (grant PTDC/EGE-OGE/30442/2017). Co-Principal Investigator.

ERASMUS+ Fall-In-Age: New innovative training content based on technological applications for Frailty & Falls Management (grant 2018-1-PT01-KA203-047343), Participant.

ERASMUS+ project ANICARE Educate animal welfare as a farming opportunity (2017-2020) (grant 2017-1-FR01-KA202-037287), Co-Responsible for Task.

H2020 project "EURO-HEALTHY: Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equity" (2015-2017), Co-Responsible for Working Package 6: “Decision support for multicriteria modelling of the Population Health Index and evaluation, foresight and selection of policies”.

FCT Project PTDC/IIMGES/4770/2014: “Foresight and decision support tools for improved healthcare workforce planning and policy analysis”. Responsible for task: "An optimization model for mitigating a future imbalance in the healthcare workforce".


Supervision

Pos-Doc (concluded)

Teresa Cardoso, Research Project Models and systems to support the planning and management of networks of Long-Term care. 2014-2016. Supervision: Mónica Oliveira; Co-Supervision: Ana Póvoa.

Teresa Rodrigues Research Project Developing MCDA methods and tools for population health measurement and for policy evaluation. 2017-2018. Supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa; Co-Supervision: Mónica Oliveira.

PhD (concluded)

Ana Mestre, Thesis Hierarchical Location Models for Hospital Network Planning, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2013.

Teresa Cardoso, Thesis Methods to Inform the Management and Planning of Long-Term Care Services, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2013.

Ana Vieira, Thesis Development and Integration of Animal-based Welfare Indicators, including Pain, in Goat Farms in Portugal, Supervision: George Thomas Stilwell. Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira, PhD in Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon. Concluded 2015.

José Ferrão, Thesis Development of intelligent methodologies based on Diagnosis-Related Groups to support healthcare management, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Filipe Janela (Siemens) and Henrique Monteiro (Hospital Fernando de Fonseca). Initiated 2011. Concluded 2017.

Teresa Rodrigues, Thesis A socio-technical multicriteria approach for the construction of indices in the presence of value interactions among indicators: application to population health in Portugal (IST). Supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira and Paula Santana. Initiated 2011. Concluded 2017.

Vivian Vivas, Thesis Enhancing multicriteria resource allocation modelling with structuring and negotiation tools to improve decision-making in auditing contexts (IST). Supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Initiated 2015. Concluded 2020.

PhD (ongoing)

Edgar Mascarenhas, Thesis Developing Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis tools to support hospital-based Health Technology Assessment of medical devices: From novel methods towards applications in the pediatric context (IST). Supervision: Mónica Oliveira; Co-Supervision: Ricardo Fernandes (FMUL). Start 2018.

Jorg Delhaes, Thesis Advancing participatory methods in Corporate Foresight – Developing state-of-the-art approaches for improved managerial decision-making, Programa Doutoral em Engenharia e Gestão (IST). Supervision: Ana Vieira (IST); Co-Orientação: Mónica Oliveira. Start 2018.

Marta Salgado, Thesis Development of a Pollution-related Environmental Health Index to evaluate the impact of pollution and of pollution mitigation policies on health: a multicriteria decision analysis approach, EnviHealth&Co Program. Supervision: Mónica Oliveira; Co-Supervision: Paulo Nogueira (FMUL). Iniciada em 2017.

Liliana Freitas, Tese Enhancing Health Technology Assessment (HTA) tools with Multicriteria Decision Analysis (MCDA):  The Case of Medical Devices (IST). Orientação: Ana Vieira (IST). Supervision: Ana Vieira (IST); Co-Orientação: Mónica Oliveira. Start 2018.

MSc (concluded)

Diana Serrano, Thesis Developing predictive analytic tools to forecast the influx of emergency patients, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST), Co-Supervisor: Miguel d'Aguiar (NOS). Concluded 2020.

Beatriz Norte, Thesis Multiple criteria decision analysis for biomarker prioritization: Developing a socio-technical approach to assist researchers and clinicians in biomarker selection for validation and translation into clinical applications, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST), Co-Supervisor: Deborah Penque (Instituto Nacional de Saúde Ricardo Jorge). Concluded 2019.

Sofia Fonseca, Thesis A socio-technical approach to assist the selection of medical devices in hospital settings: Process improvement in an anesthesiology context, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST), Co-Supervisor: Filipa Lança (Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte). Concluded 2019.

Sarah Magalhães, Thesis Building tools to enable an automatic analysis of Delphi processes’ results in health settings, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST), Co-Supervisor: Ana Vieira. Concluded 2019.

Mariana Pinto, Thesis Shared decision-making in the context of evidence-based medicine: an approach to reproductive reparative medicine, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Concluded 2019.

Cátia Franco, Thesis Enhancing the Delphi method in Health decision-making: Designing a Methodology to get Insights from Participants’ Text Answers, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST), Supervisor: Ana Vieira, Co-Supervisor: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2019.

Paulina Rocha, Thesis Combining Discrete Event Simulation with Multicriteria Decision Analysis: A Decision Support Methodology to Improve Efficiency in the Cath Lab, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Co-Supervisor: Lino Patrício (Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora). Concluded 2019.

Inês Mataloto, Thesis Building tools to model preference dependence in health settings: developing a decision support system to implement the MACBETH-CI, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Co-Supervisor Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2019.

Nuno Queiroz, Thesis Operating Room Planning and Scheduling of Elective Patients Introducing Surgeon’s Preferences into the Decision Process, Mestrado em Engenharia e Gestão Industrial (IST). Supervisor: Inês Marques (IST). Co-Supervisor Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2018.

Mariana Raposo, Thesis Developing scenario approaches to enable a better planning of health human resources with mathematical programming models, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Co-Supervisor: António Alvarenga (IST). Concluded 2017.

Joana Gonçalves, Thesis Fostering the use of Electronic Health Record data for better clinical management: Assessing data quality and building tools to improve data quality, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Co-Supervisor: João Leal (José de Mello Saúde). Concluded 2017.

Marta Barbas, Thesis Improving Emergency Medical Services planning through Markov processes, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Supervisor: Stefan Nickel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology). Co-Supervisor: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2017.

Rafael Pires, Thesis Which policies have the highest potential to improve health and reduce health inequities in Europe? Development of simulation, multicriteria and multiobjective approaches to assist policy evaluation, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Co-Supervisor: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2017.

Catarina Pereira, Thesis A simulation model to support implementation of a combined walk-in and appointment system for CT scanning in a radiotherapy centre, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica (IST). Supervisor: Erwin Hans, Bruno Vieira (University of Twente), Mónica Oliveira (IST), Jeroen van de Kamer, Corine van Vliet-Vroegindeweij (Netherlands Cancer Institute). Concluded 2016.

Gil Luís, Thesis “Designing a multi-methodology to analyze which policies have the potential to promote health and health equity in the context of a population health index”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: Teresa Cardoso (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2016.

André Pinheiro, Thesis “Sistema de apoio à contratualização de Unidades de Saúde Familiares”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2016.

Liliana Freitas, Thesis "Explaining variability in surgical decision-making: Developing qualitative and quantitative models to characterize surgeons' choice of treatments", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: José Mendes de Almeida (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Helena Forte, Thesis "What determines population health? Making the best use of literature to structure a multicriteria population health index", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Felipe Henriques, Thesis "Building Population Health Scenarios: A new methodology for informing health policy", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: António Alvarenga (IST). Concluded 2015.

Luís Baião, Thesis "Development and optimization of models to support clinical coding", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Filipe Janela (SIEMENS). Concluded 2015.

Andreia Agostinho, Thesis "Avaliação de estados de saúde recorrendo à abordagem MACBETH e comparação com o método Time Trade-Off". Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Constança Roquette, "Análise de Oportunidades de Melhoria do Sistema de Gestão de Transporte de Doentes", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: José Tribolet (IST). Concluded 2015.

João Santos, “Development of a Methodology to Support the Commissioning of Services in Primary Health Care”. Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2014.

Maria Bernardes, “Building Subjective Probabilities for Health and Safety Risks with MACBETH”. Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: maria de Fátima Reis (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Joana Sousa, Thesis “Desenvolvimento de metodologias de apoio ao planeamento de actividades médicas em Medicina Geral e Familiar”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Susana Relvas (IST) and Ângelo Abel (USF LouresSaudável). Concluded 2013.

Alexandra Machado , Thesis “Ferramenta de apoio à decisão de escolha do tratamento adequado para doentes com aterosclesose da carótida”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Luís Pedro (Hospital de Santa Maria). Concluded 2013.

António Simões, Thesis “Avaliação do Desempenho Ambiental e de Riscos: O caso do Modelo Multicritério de Apoio à Construção do Relatório do Estado do Ambiente da Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2013.

Miguel Amador, Thesis “Process Improvement and optimization in health care units: Development of models applied to a Nuclear Medicine Unit”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Concluded 2012.

João Leal, Thesis “Avaliação Sócio-Económica do risco de Endarterectomia”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: João Sanches (IST); Co-Supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2012.

Pedro Castro, Thesis “Performance measurement in Portuguese hospitals: Combining Data Envelopment Analysis and Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis methods to analyze hospital efficiency”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST), Co-Supervision: João Carlos Mello. Concluded 2012.

Pedro Castel Branco, Thesis “Optimização e planeamento de consultas em Medicina Geral e Familiar: o caso das Unidades de Saúde Familiar”, Mestrado Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST), Supervision: Susana Relvas; Co-Supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2012.

Arturo Rivera, Thesis “Developing Performance Measurement Systems using Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis Methods”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2012.

Diana Lopes, Thesis “Developing Decision Analysis Tools to aid Primary Care Groups to allocate Budgets”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Armando Brito de Sá (FML). Concluded 2011.

Damiano Pasquetto, Thesis “Developing mathematical programming models to inform planning of palliative care services, with application to the Portuguese health care system”, Tesi di Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Gestionale (Università degli Studi di Padova), Supervision: Giorgio Romanin Jacur; Co-supervision: Monica Oliveira. Concluded 2011.

Bruno Barroso, Thesis “Improving predictive maintenance in hospitals: Development of performance measurement systems using multiple criteria decision analysis”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2011.

António Almeida, Thesis "Metodologias de Identificação de Infra-estruturas Críticas com Aplicação ao caso Português", Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2011.

José Ferrão, Thesis “Development of a Multicriteria Decision Aiding Model for the Allocation of Physicians’ Working Time”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2010.

Manuel Rodrigues, Thesis “Developing Methodologies to Evaluate Benefits and Costs of Arterial Spin Labeling in Alzheimer’s Disease”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Concluded 2010.

Teresa Rodrigues, Thesis “Modelo Multicritério de Afectação de Recursos Humanos em Projectos de Cuidados à Comunidade”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2010.

Adriana Azevedo, Thesis “Melhoria de Processos em Unidades de Cuidados de Saúde: Caso de estudo numa unidade de Medicina Nuclear Atomedical”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2010.

Tiago Quintans, Thesis "Optimização da Rede Hospitalar com Análise de Custos", Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2010.

Teresa Cardoso, Thesis "Construção de Redes de Cuidados Continuados em Sistemas de Saúde: Desenvolvimento de Modelos com Aplicação ao Caso Português", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST), A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2009.

Lígia Figueiredo, Thesis "Preventive Maintenance of Hospital Equipment: Multicriteria Decision Models to Prioritize Equipments in Portuguese hospitals". Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST), Durão de Carvalho (Hospital de Santa Maria). Concluded 2009.

Joana Ferreira, Thesis "Measuring Effective and Potential Competition in the Portuguese Health Care System", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Orientação: Margarida Catalão (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2009.

Mafalda Ramos, Thesis “Estimating Mental Health Production Functions: What does explain the Mental Health Status of the Portuguese Population?”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Pedro Pita Barros (Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa). Concluded 2009.

Mafalda Figueiredo, Thesis “Prioritizing Risks Based on Multi-criteria Decision Aid Methodology: Development of Methods applied to ALSTOM Power Systems”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2009.

Nuno Guitian, Thesis “Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool to automate Polysomnography Outputs and to produce Information for Advancing Research on Sleep Disorders", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Paiva (Centro de Electroencelografia e Neurologia Clínisca). Concluded 2008.

Marta Silva, Thesis “Proposta de um Sistema de Apoio à Decisão para comparar Intervenções em Acidentes Vasculares Cerebrais: Ganhos em Saúde por Trombólise vs Ganhos em Saúde por controlo da Hipertensão Arterial”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2008.

João Poiares, Thesis “Development of a Balanced Scorecard Model to Restructure the Information System at CENC”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Paiva (Centro de Electroencelografia e Neurologia Clínica). Concluded 2008.

André Fialho, Thesis “Unidades de Saúde Familiares vs. Centros de Saúde: Desenvolvimento de um Modelo de Simulação Discreta para comparar a Performance dos dois Modelos de Organização”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2008.

Tiago Oliveira, Thesis "An Evidence-based Framework for Economic Evaluation of Outpatient Electronic Drug Prescribing: An eHealth Technology Assessment Tool", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2008.

Ricardo Farinha, Thesis “Developing Discrete Simulation Models to optimize Networks of Health Care Services”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2007.

João Tiago Fernandes, Thesis “Development of a Decision Support Tool to inform Scheduling of patients in a Nuclear Medicine Hospital Unit”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Concluded 2007.

Ana Mestre, Thesis “Optimização de Redes de Cuidados de Saúde: Aplicações ao caso Português”, Master in Operational Research and Information Systems (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2007.

Maria Inês Melo, Thesis “Medição do Impacto da Adopção das Estatinas na Carga da Doença Evitável das Doenças Coronárias do Coração em Portugal", BSc Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2007.

Other Current Activities

Coordinator of the Clinical Engineering branch of the Biomedical Engineering MSc (IST).

Member of the IST Scientific Assembly.

Member of the IST Quality Management Council.

Vice-President of the Engineering and Management Department (IST).

Member of the Assembly Board of the Portuguese Association of Operational Research (APDIO).

PI Decision Science and Management Engineering area at CEG-IST.

 

Last update September 2020