Research Group: Charter: Challenges and Strategies in Health Research
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Critical Care Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Health Sciences and Services, General and Internal Medicine, Medical Informatics
updated on 12/03/2018
Altamiro da Costa Pereira is the Coordinator of CINTESIS, member of the Charter research group, Full Professor and Director of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP).
He graduated in Medicine from FMUP in 1983, and began his academic career as Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health in 1985, while attending the Specialization in Pediatrics, at the Hospital of São João (Porto). He also participated in several postgraduate courses at the Universities of Johns Hopkins (USA), McGill (Canada) and Nijmegen (Netherlands) and finished his doctorate studies at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School – University of Dundee (Scotland), in 1993.
Altamiro da Costa Pereira has developed scientific activity in national and foreign institutions, in Epidemiology, Health Informatics, and Clinical Research, with more than 350 scientific works published. He has participated in more than 50 panels, and national and international evaluation commissions of scholarships, projects and scientific research teams, in the fields of Life & Health Sciences, and Technology, and since 1999 he is regularly invited by the European Commission to act as evaluator.
He began his academic management path in 1995 with the direction of the Biomathematics Service, which later gave rise to the Service of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (SBIM) and, eventually, to the Department of Health Information and Decision Sciences (CIDES). Since 2016 he has led the Department of Community Medicine, Health Information and Decision (MEDCIDS) of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.
TITLE: Evaluation of interobserver agreement of cardiotocograms
AUTHORS: Bernardes, J ; CostaPereira, A ; AyresdeCampos, D; vanGeijn, HP; PereiraLeite, L;
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS, VOLUME: 57, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 1997
TITLE: Efficacy and safety of non-invasive ventilation in the treatment of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema – a systematic review and meta-analysis
AUTHORS: Joao C Winck; Luis F Azevedo; Altamiro Costa Pereira ; Massimo Antonelli; Jeremy C Wyatt;
SOURCE: CRITICAL CARE, VOLUME: 10, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2006
TITLE: Meta-analysis on the validity of pepsinogen test for gastric carcinoma, clysplasia or chronic atrophic gastritis screening
AUTHORS: Dinis Ribeiro, M ; Yamaki, G; Miki, K; Costa Pereira, A ; Matsukawa, M; Kurihara, M;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCREENING, VOLUME: 11, ISSUE: 3, PUBLISHED: 2004
TITLE: Magnification Chromoendoscopy for the Diagnosis of Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia and Dysplasia
AUTHORS: Dinis Ribeiro, M ; da Costa Pereira, A ; Lopes, C ; Lara Santos, L ; Guilherme, M ; Moreira Dias, L; Lomba Viana, H; Ribeiro, A; Santos, C; Soares, J; Mesquita, N; Silva, R; Lomba Viana, R;
SOURCE: GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, VOLUME: 57, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 2003
TITLE: Patients’ recollections of experiences in the intensive care unit may affect their quality of life
AUTHORS: Granja, C ; Lopes, A; Moreira, S; Dias, C ; Costa Pereira, A ; Carneiro, A;
SOURCE: 34th SCCM Congress in CRITICAL CARE, VOLUME: 9, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2005