Mário JDS Santos
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Mário JDS Santos is specialist in the social studies on childbirth. He is Associate Researcher at CIES-Iscte, where he co-coordinates the Laboratory nascer.pt. He is the principal investigator of the Portuguese branch of the "Babies Born Better" international survey, hosted by CIES. He is also Collaborator at CICS-NOVA, as part of the ETHICHO project, on the social meanings of human embryos in vitro. He holds a PhD in Sociology, an MSc in Health, Medicine and Society, and a Nursing degree.  
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Enfermagem, Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Calouste Gulbenkian, de Lisboa, in 2007
Post-graduation in Sociologia da Saúde e da Doença, Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2009
M.Sc. in Saúde, Medicina e Sociedade, ISCTE-IUL, in 2012
Other type of qualification in Diploma de Estudos Avançados em Sociologia, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2014
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2016
PhD in Doutoramento em Sociologia, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2020
Research Fields
Home birth, Sociology of childbirth, Sociology of health, Obstetric violence, Midwifery, Doulas
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications
Data from Ciência-IUL