Violeta Alarcão
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Violeta Alarcão holds a degree (Pre-Bolonha) (FCSH-UNL 2000) and a PhD in Sociology (ISCTE-IUL 2016) and has extensive experience as a medical sociologist and in clinical and epidemiological research. She was a researcher at the Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (IMP&SP), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL) from 2004 to 2019, having participated in and coordinated several research projects. Currently, she is a Researcher at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL) of the University Institute of Lisbon and collaborates as a researcher at the Institute of Environmental Health (ISAMB-FMUL). Her research interests are multiple and interdisciplinary, having coming increasingly to include topics such as sexuality, gender, and ethnicity, in a transdisciplinar perspective. She has published on these topics at national and international level. Other areas of interest include behavioral and socio-economic determinants of health; life-course and well-being; active and healthy ageing; and nutrition and food insecurity. She is ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa , in 2000
Post-graduation in Sociologia do Emprego, ISCTE-IUL, in 2001
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-IUL, in 2007
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL, in 2016
Research Fields
Gender and Sexuality; Social Determinants of Health; Race and Ethnicity; Life-course and Well-being; Food Security and Nutrition; Research Methods.
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications
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