PhD in Nursing in end-of-life hope. In 2013 she developed and tested a hope-promoting program for people with advanced chronic illness. She has a Master’s degree in palliative care and in mental health and psychiatric nursing. Author of scientific articles focusing hope for patients and caregivers and mental health stigma.
- Help2Care: Help to care for dependent person and caregivers, 2017- 2019 – financed by Compete 2020 – FCT – Grant 02/SAICT/2016- project number 23662
- Care4Value: Enhancing Value Creation in Long-term care units integrated in Private Welfare Institutions, 2017- 2019 – European Regional Development Fund (Lisboa, Portugal). POCI-01-0145-FEDER-23248
- Hope4Pain: Health outcomes associated to Hope promotion in chronic pain patients mutual help groups
- Stigma and discrimination in mental health of IPLeiria’s Health students.