PhD, University Professor. Master of Natural Medicine and Specialist in Dietetics and Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine of the USC. Postgraduate in Acupuncture and Moxibustion from the Chinese Medical Association. Diploma in Acupuncture and Naturopathy from ESTP. President of the Portuguese Institute of Naturology. Consultant-Member of various Commissions on Legislation. Member of Scientific Boards in several scientific journals. Director of the CTEC and President of the University’s Scientific Council.