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Paulo Alves is a researcher in the field of nursing and wound care, known for his substantial contributions and achievements. Completing his PhD in Nursing at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in 2015, he currently holds prestigious positions as a Full Professor and Dean at the same institution. His commitment to advancing the field is evident through his extensive research output, having published more than 60 articles in specialized journals and presenting at numerous international and national events.

Paulo has a notable record of authoring 10 book chapters and 5 books and has registered a product, collectively contributing to over 200 technical production items. His dedication to the field extends beyond research, as he has actively participated in over 100 international and national conferences, highlighting his ongoing commitment to sharing knowledge and driving innovation.

In his role as an educator and mentor, Paulo has successfully supervised various PhD and master's theses in nursing and co-supervised also in other health sciences area. His involvement in more than 10 research projects between 2007 and 2023, along with his current engagement in 2 ongoing research projects, underscores his active role in the advancement of medical sciences, particularly in wound care. Paulo's collaborative nature is reflected in his professional activities, having worked with approximately 200 colleagues in co-authorship of scientific works.

Paulo Alves's work is characterized by a focus on Nursing, Oncology, Skin, Wound Treatment, Ulcers, Wound Care, Prevention, Teaching, Education, Healthcare, and Pressure Ulcers. This diverse range of interests and expertise signifies his deep understanding and passion for improving patient outcomes and advancing the field of wound care. His dedication to innovation and research makes him an invaluable contributor to the future of medical sciences

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Feridas: prevalência e custos, Faculty of Health Sciences and Nursing

Award Date: 1 Dec 2015

External positions

Presidente, Associação Portuguesa de Tratamento de Feridas

2018 → …


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