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Violeta Alarcão
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Research Fields
Gender and Sexuality; Social Determinants of Health; Race and Ethnicity; Life-course and Well-being; Food Security and Nutrition; Research Methods.
Research Group
Gender, Life Course and Health
Violeta Alarcão holds a degree (Pre-Bolonha) (FCSH-UNL 2000) and a Ph.D. 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 come increasingly to include topics such as sexuality, gender, and ethnicity, in a transdisciplinary perspective. She has published on these topics at the national and international levels. Other areas of interest include behavioral and socio-economic determinants of health; life-course and well-being; active and healthy aging; and nutrition and food insecurity.She ... [more info]
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