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Violeta Alarcão
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Violeta_Sabina_Alarcao@iscte-iul.pt
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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 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 active and healthy ageing; nutrition and food insecurity; behavioral and socio-economic determinants of health; life-course and well-being. She is Principal Investigator of ... [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
Projects
Recent Publications

Scientific journal paper

Costa, T., Lopes, E., Alarcão, V., Nogueira, P. & Carreira, M. (2018). Estudo SAIMI: hábitos de escovagem dentária em crianças e adolescentes imigrantes do subcontinente indiano em Lisboa. Revista Portuguesa de Estomatologia, Medicina Dentária e Cirurgia Maxilofacial. 59 (2), 80-86

Pinheiro, B., Fernandes, M., Alarcão, V., Nicola, P., Antunes, M. & Rocha, E. (2018). Utilização de cuidados médicos associados com a tensão arterial em doentes hipertensos: uma análise longitudinal comparando nativos e imigrantes africanos. Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar. 34 (4), 189-199

Lopes, C., Torres, D., Oliveira, A., Severo, M., Guiomar, S., Alarcão, V....Andersen, L. F. (2018). National food, nutrition, and physical activity survey of the Portuguese general population (2015-2016): protocol for design and development. JMIR Research Protocols. 7 (2)

Book chapter

Alarcão, V., Lopes, E., Leão Miranda, F. & Ribeiro, S. (2018). Transnational death survey: a focus on death related attitudes. In Death on the Move: managing narratives, silences and constraints in a transnational perspective. (pp. 118-138). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Dias, S., Gama, A. , Tavares, A. & Alarcão, V. (2018). Health services and attitudes towards end of life care and death: a multi-ethnic, cross-sectional survey. In Death on the move: managing narratives, silences and constraints in a trans-national perspective. (pp. 139-168). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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