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: Ethics, Nursing, Health Policies and Servicesm Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Social and Biomedical Sciences, Otolaryngology
updated on a 14/03/2018
Rui Nunes integrates the Charter research group of CINTESIS.
He graduated in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) in 1985, and earned his Doctoral Degree in Medicine in 1996, with which he became the first Doctorate in the field of Bioethics of all the Portuguese-speaking countries.
He is one of the founders of the Portuguese Association of Bioethics and works at FMUP as Full Professor of the Department of Community Medicine, Health Information and Decision (MEDCIDS).
He was a member of the National Ethics Council for Life Sciences and President of the Health Regulation Authority. Rui Nunes was also administrator of the Foundation Science and Development and a member of the European Health Management Association. In 2011 he was one of the founders of the Centre of Social Innovation Social of Porto.
He has authored many works of which the Testamento Vital (Vital will) and GenÉtica are among the most important. He has also published almost two hundred scientific articles. Recently, he was appointed Head of the Research Department of the International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa) and launched a proposal of a Universal Declaration of Gender Equality.
TITLE: Ethical and legal issues in xenotransplantation
AUTHORS: Melo, H; Brandao, G; Rego, G; Nunes, R;
SOURCE: 5th World Congress of the International-Association-of-Bioethics in BIOETHICS, VOLUME: 15, ISSUE: 5-6, PUBLISHED:2001
TITLE: Ethical dimension of paediatric cochlear implantation
AUTHORS: Nunes, R;
SOURCE: THEORETICAL MEDICINE AND BIOETHICS, VOLUME: 22, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 2001
TITLE: The challenge of corporatisation: the experience of Portuguese public hospitals
AUTHORS: Guilhermina Rego; Rui Nunes; Jose Costa;
SOURCE: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH ECONOMICS, VOLUME: 11, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 2010
TITLE: Social responsibility: A new paradigm of hospital governance?
AUTHORS: Brandao, C; Rego, G; Duarte, I.; Nunes, R;
SOURCE: Health Care Analysis, VOLUME: 21, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 2013
INDEXED IN: Scopus: 11 Crossref
TITLE: A perspective overview of dementia in Brazil: a demographic approach
AUTHORS: Claudia Burla; Ana Amelia Camarano; Solange Kanso; Daniele Fernandes; Rui Nunes;
SOURCE: CIENCIA & SAUDE COLETIVA, VOLUME: 18, ISSUE: 10, PUBLISHED: 2013