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Antonio Vaz-Carneiro, MD PhD

Member of the G-I-N Board of Trustees between 2006 and 2009

Antonio VazCarneiro October 2008

  • Residence in Internal Medicine, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon (1984-9) and Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School, New York, USA (1981-3)
  • Fellowship in Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, USA (1983-5)
  • Graduation in Intensive Care, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (1991)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at ICU Research Unit in George Washington University, Washington, United States of America (1992, 1993, 1994)
  • PhD in Medicine, University of Lisbon School of Medicine (1994)
  • Master in Medical Education, University of Wales in Cardiff, UK (1997) and University of Lisbon School of Medicine (1999)
  • Head, Center for Evidence Based Medicine at University of Lisbon School of Medicine (1999)
  • Co-Director, National Institute for Quality in Healthcare – Guideline development and Research Departments (1999-2005)
  • Scientific Consultant, guideline development and implementation, Medical Association and Federal Council of Medicine of Brazil (2000)
  • President, National Council for Drug Advertising, INFARMED (National Institute for Pharmacy and Drugs) (2000-2004)
  • Member, Steering Committee for Best Evidence Medical Education, Association for Medical Education in Europe (2001)
  • Member, Working Group for Research Agenda in Health, Ministry of Health (2002-2006)
  • Member, National Council for Bioethics (elected by the Portuguese Parliament)  (2003)
  • Member, Board of Directors of Red Guias - Ibero-GPC, international organisation of guideline development of the Spanish-Portuguese speaking countries (2004)
  • President, National Council for Evidence in Medicine, Portuguese Medical Association (2005)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2008)


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