To be or not to be... a real Doctor!

Professor João Pedroso de Lima is a medical doctor at CHUC. He is an invited professor of Nuclear Medicine at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra (FMUC) since 1998 and the Director of the Department UGI-MCDT (HUC-CHUC) since 2009.

He is currently the President of the Ethics Committee at FMUC and CHUC and the President of the Nuclear Medicine College of the Portuguese Medical Association.

Professor Pedroso de Lima is also the Sub Director and Medical Director – ICNAS-UC - Cyclotron, PET and NM facility of the UC (since 2011).

In 1990, he received a research Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, USA.

He was also President of the Portuguese Society of Nuclear Medicine from 1999 to 2003, Medical Director of HUC from 2005 to 2007 and President of ALASBIMN (Latin American Association of Societies of Biology and Nuclear Medicine) from 2000 to 2002.

Professor Pedroso de Lima has 28 research projects and 237 Publications (2 books, 3 book chapters, 46 full papers and 186 abstracts). He presented 487 talks and posters.

He is the scientific consultant for the “Harvard Medical School – Portugal” program and was Reviewer of the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine from 2003 to 2005.

He is also responsible for the “Projeto H2 - Humanizar o Hospital” that focuses on the Humanization of Health Care. Get ready to be inspired by Professor Pedroso de Lima, because during his talk, he will address the importance of this thematic!