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Jorge Soares

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

• PhD degree cum laudae, Universidade Nova, Lisbon, 1984
• Professor of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Lisbon, 2005-2013
• Professor of Pathology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lisbon, 1996-2005
• Director of the Institute for Forensic Sciences, Lisbon, 2001-2003
• Professor of Legal Medicine and Ethics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, 2001-2003
• Director of the Pathology Department, Portuguese Cancer Institute, Lisbon, 1985-2001, 2004-2009
• Chairman of the Pathology Group and Member of the Executive Board of the Organization of
European Cancer Institutes, 1997-99
• National Delegate to EU 3rd Programme “Europe Against Cancer” (experts’committee)
• Académico titular (chair 27) of the Academia Portuguesa de Medicina and General Secretary for
• Academico Correspondiente de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina de España (1999)
• Academico Correspondiente de la Real Academia Medicina de Granada (2004)
• Board member of the College of Anatomic Pathologists, Ordem dos Médicos, 1987-1996
• Member of the “National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences”, 2003-2009
• President of the Portuguese Society of Pathology 1997-1999
• President of the Executive Board, Portuguese Division of the International Academy of Pathology,
• President of the Portuguese Society of Senology, 2004-2006
• President of the “Sociedade das Ciências Médicas de Lisboa”, 2003-2005
• Curator of the Gulbenkian 50th anniv. celebration Health Forum, 2006-07
• Curator (in collaboration) of the exhibition “200 anos da chegada da corte ao Brasil”, 2008
• Director of Department of Health and Human Development (2009-2012) and of Gulbenkian Program
for Innovation in Health (2012- ), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
• Vice-President, Bioethics Committee, Champalimaud Foundation, 2012-
• Member of the Governing Board of the Program Harvard Medical School-Portugal, 2011-
• Chairman of the External Committee for Education Quality, Nacional Public Health School, 2011-
• Chairman of the Scientific Committee, 25th European Congress of Pathology, 2013
• Chairman of the Scientific Board for Health and Life Sciences, Fundação para a Ciência e a
Tecnologia, 2013-2021
• Areas of scientific interest: oncology, head&neck and breast pathology (more than 150 papers in peer
review journals)

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