Grupo GHTM: VBD non PhD members, Vector-borne diseases and pathogens
PhD student in Tropical Medicine.
Infectious Diseases trainee doctor at the Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João.
Obtained the Certificate of Knowledge of the International Society of Travel Medicine in 2019 and the Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Royal College of Physicians, UK) in 2019.
Particularly interested in the fields of Tropical Medicine, Global Health, Travel Medicine, emergent and zoonotic diseases, and One Health.
Currently working on zoonotic vector-borne diseases – PhD projects dedicated to studying the epidemiology of Leishmania infection in Portugal and describing the clinical presentation and management of leishmaniasis in Portugal.
- Rocha R, Pereira A, Maia C. Non-Endemic Leishmaniases Reported Globally in Humans between 2000 and 2021-A Comprehensive Review. Pathogens. 2022 Aug 16;11(8):921. PMID: 36015042; PMCID: PMC9415673. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11080921.
- Berriatua E, Maia C, Conceição C, Özbel Y, Töz S, Baneth G, Pérez-Cutillas P, Ortuño M, Muñoz C, Jumakanova Z, Pereira A, Rocha R, Monge-Maillo B, Gasimov E, Van der Stede Y, Torres G, Gossner CM. Leishmaniases in the European Union and Neighboring Countries. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 Jun;27(6):1723–7. PMID: 34013857; PMCID: PMC8153892; https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2706.210239