Sociology of childbirth
Sociology of health
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.