Assistant professor in ergonomics at the University of Lisbon, and member of the Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism, Design and Ergonomics. Conducts research in healthcare ergonomics (organizational design, safe patient handling). Also conducts health care training programs on occupational risk assessment, and on Human and Organizational Factors of healthcare ergonomics. Past President of the Portuguese Ergonomics Association. Vice-President of the Human Kinetics Faculty from 2010-2014.