Constança Maria da Silva Festas Barbosa
Bachelor in Nursing (1985). Worked at the Casa de Saúde da Boavista and at the IPO (Portuguese Oncology Institute). Nursing professor since 1987. Taught at the Imaculada Conceição Nursing School for 19 years and is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Health Sciences of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and coordinator of the Nursing Degree course after the merge of both Nursing schools.
Specialized in Paediatric and Child Health Nursing (1992), Degree in Education Sciences (1994) and Master of Science in Nursing Sciences (1996). PhD in Nursing, at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2014), with a thesis on "The Nurse at School: a teaching-learning, research and community service project" emphasising a particular research interest in the area of School Health.