Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto - Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology (FMUP), Portugal

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Dr. Henrique Barros (MD, PhD) is director of the Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, since 2007 and, since 1992, he is head of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health (former Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology) of the Medical School of the University of Porto. Since 2005 he is national coordinator of the HIV/AIDS programme of the Portuguese Ministry of Health. His main research interests are located in the field of public health, predominantly in epidemiology, mainly in perinatal health, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. He is/was principal investigator or co-investigator in national and international projects. Professor Henrique Barros is coordinator of the PhD programme in Public Health (since 2007), the Master Program in Epidemiology (since 2005) and the Master Program in Public Health (since 2003).

Dr. Teresa Rodrigues (MD, PhD) is researcher and professor in epidemiology at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health (former Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology) at the Medical School of the University of Porto. She is gynaecologist and obstetrician at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Hospital S. João, Porto (university hospital). She has been working in perinatal epidemiology at the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology since 1992. Her research interests include low birth weight, preterm birth, foetal growth restriction, antenatal care and maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality.

Sofia Moura joined the MOMI project as researcher in March 2014. She is a biomedical scientist with a master degree in Public Health from University of Porto. In the last years she worked in the Portuguese birth cohort_Geração XXI and in the Health Research Centre in Angola (CISA) as research assistant. She also has experience in cooperation and development projects in Angola, working in a NGO. Her main areas of interest are public health, tropical diseases and HIV.

Paula Meireles joined the MOMI project as researcher in July 2014. She is a biomedical scientist with a master degree in Public Health from University of Porto. In the last 3 years she colaborated as research assistant at European and National projects related with the HIV Infection in migrants and in men who have sex with men. She also has experience in cooperation and development projects in Angola, working in a NGO. Her main areas of interest are public health, epidemiology and HIV.

Diana Miranda joined the MOMI project as a researcher in September, 2015. She holds a BA degree in Sociology (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho) and a postgraduate diploma in Criminology (Law School, University of Porto). She is finishing her PhD in Sociology (Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences - UM). Her research interests and lecturing experience lie in the domain of Sociology of Forensic Science, Sociology of Crime, Surveillance Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Social Research Methods, Sociology of Health and Family Studies.