Pedro Machado was distinguished by unanimous vote with the prize Dr. Eduardo Esteves Pinto, by being recognized as the best oral communication at the 1st Iberic Thoracic Surgery Meeting with the study entitled “Home-based preoperative exercise training for lung cancer patients undergoing surgery: A feasibility trial”.
Cátia Braga-Pontes, Sara Dias and Marlene Lages were awarded with the project of the year in community nutrition and public health category with the project Veggies4myheart, by Viver Saudável Awards, on november 25.
Joana Cruz, Nuno Morais, Cândida Silva and the remaining team work – Alda Marques, Fernando Silva, José Ribeiro, Paula Simões, Ana Sargento, Ana Oliveira, Chris Burtin and Dina Brooks – received the Robalo Cordeiro prize (ex-aequo) with the project “Personalising physical activity in COPD using digital health – optimization and implementation of the OnTRACK coaching platform” at the 38th Pneumology Congress.
Pedro Machado was distinguished by the Lung Cancer Study Group with the best oral communication with the study “Physical exercise pre-operative domiciliary in lung cancer patients” at the 1st Portuguese Congress in Lung Cancer, between october 20 to 22. Sara Pimenta and Joana Cruz, researchers at ciTechCare in the respiratory physiotherapy area, also collaborated in this awarded study.
Marlene Lages, Sofia Flora, Nádia Hipólito, Maria Pedro Guarino and Joana Cruz were awarded with Emílio Peres Grant regarding the nutrition research project entitled “Impact of coexistence of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 and COPD in body composition, food pattern and functional status”. The prize were announced in the 18th Portuguese Congress of Diabetes, between march 10 to 12.
Maria Pedro Guarino, Marlene Lages, Alexandra Vieira, Salvato Feijó, Gabriel Correia Brito, Rui Fonseca-Pinto and Nuno Vieira Lopes – On March 10th, during the 15th Portuguese Diabetes Congress, the Bragança Parreira SPD / Roche Grant was awarded the project “CBmeter – a new technology with predictive value for the diagnosis of metabolic diseases”.
Maria dos Anjos Dixe, Catarina Tomás and Ana Querido were awarded the Second Prize in communication on the poster of the 8th Nursing Meeting of the Hospital Centre of Leiria “Cultural adaptation of Memorial Emergency Department Fall Risk Assessment Tool (MEDFRAT) and the Italian Psychiatric Fall Risk Assessment Tool (IPFRAT) to the Portuguese population”.
Ana Querido & Maria dos Anjos Dixe won a first Prize with the oral communication “Overload of the Informal Caregivers of Dependent People: Challenges for Mental Health Nurses” in the 9th International Congress of the Portuguese Society for Mental Health Nursing held at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança on 18th-19th October 2018.
Maria dos Anjos Dixe, Patrícia Miranda, Joana Aquino, Ricardo Monteiro, Alexandra Luz, Pascoal Moleiro were awarded the First Prize of the Eric Roger Wroclawski Award 2018 in the category of Clinical Medicine with the article “Sexual behaviours: Study of Young People”.
Maria Pedro Guarino – On March was awarded the Prize Pulido Valente Ciência 2018, in the area of Biomedical Engineering, to a paper published in the international scientific journal, Diabetologia.
Raúl Antunes, Roberta Frontini e Pedro Morouço, co-authors of the article entitled “Physical activity, anxiety and basic psychological needs: characterization of a portuguese population sample in covid-19 context” received an honourable mention at History and Sport Sociology Category in Sport Science Awards 2021/2022, of the Olympic Committee of Portugal.
Maria dos Anjos Dixe, Cristina Baixinho & Adriana Henriques were awarded the Honourable Mention with the article “Restriction of activity after a fall in institutionalised elderly people” a theory based on the 7th Ibero-American Congress on Qualitative Research held at the University of Fortaleza – Brazil on 11th-13th July 2018.
Maria dos Anjos Dixe (and the Help2Care Team) has achieved: Honourable Mention in the Knowledge category in the 2018 edition of the Good Practices for Active and Healthy Ageing prize in the Central Region with the project Help2Care designated by the Regional Coordination and Development Committee of the Ageing@Coimbra Centre and Consortium – 20th November 2018.