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Research Centre for Anthropology and Health

Vítor Miguel Jacinto de Matos

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 last update: June 20th, 2013

1.PERSONAL DATA

Name: Vítor Miguel Jacinto de MATOS
Birth date and place: 15-01-1976, Abrantes, Portugal
Institutional adress:
CIAS - Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde | Research Centre for Anthropology and Health

Departamento de Ciências da Vida, FCTUC | Department of Life Sciences, FCTUC

Universidade de Coimbra | University of CoimbraApartado 3046, 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal

Tel. +351.239.854100 (ext. 226) | Fax. +351.239.823491
E-mail: vmatos@antrop.uc.pt

2.EDUCATION

2010 – PhD in Biological Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2003 – MSc in Human Evolution/ Biological Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2000 – Degree/BA in Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

3. COMPLEMENTARY EDUCATION

2012 - Post-graduated course in Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra (21 January - 2 June; 119 hours)

2011 - Workshop "Gender in EU funded research". Fields of training: Health; Social Sciences and Humanities. CIAS - Research Centre for Anthropology and Health,Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. Financed by the European Comission - FP7 Capacities Programme. 21 November; 8 hours)

2008 - Portal B-On [online knowledge library], Coimbra University Hospitals (30 January; 6 hours)
2007 - Introduction to Architecture course, Faculty of Architecture, University of Coimbra (10 October - 12 December 2007; 20 hours)
2007 - Paleoparasitology course by Prof. Adauto Araújo (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) at the Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra (26-28 February; 20 hours)
2006 - XIII Post-graduated course on epidemiological investigation and statistical analysis of data, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oporto, Oporto (15-26 May; 40 hours)
2005 - 48th International Leprology Course, Sanatório Fontilles, Alicante, Spain (3-7 October; 40 hours)
1999 - Environmental Hygiene course, Coimbra University Hospitals (24-25  November; 10 hours)
1998 - 3rd Human Skeletal Palaeopathology Course, University of Bradford, UK. Organized by the Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, and Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (10-21 August; 60 hours)
1997 - The evolution of life histories, short course organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra (9-10 December; 12 hours)

4.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 2010 Postdoctoral researcher, grant from the FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2009-2010 Invited auxiliary professor at the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra. Disciplines taught:

  • - Laboratory of scientific works preparation/Laboratório de preparação de trabalhos científicos (10h), Master in Human Evolution and Biology
  • - Infectious diseases, edpidemiology and globalization/Doenças infecciosas, epidemiologia e globalização (21h), Master in Medical Anthropology
  • - Introduction to Biological Anthropology/Introdução à Antropologia Biológica (90h), Minor/degree in Anthropology

2004-2008 PhD grantee from the FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

2001-2002 Researcher (skeletal biologist/anthropologist) at BioAnthropos, Lda., Pedro Nunes Institute, Coimbra.

2000-2001 Professional training as editorial assistant at Quarteto Publishing House, Lda., from IEFP - Employment and Professional Formation Institute.

5.TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Master in Human Evolution and Biology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

  • "Paleopathology" discipline (sporadic collaboration: 27-3-2009, 6/16-4-2010, 3-3-2011).
  • "Laboratory of scientific works preparation" discipline (permanent collaboration: 1st semester 2009/2010; sporadic collaboration: 7-12-2007, 15-10-2010, 15-10-2011).

Master in Medical Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

  • "Infectious disease, edpidemiology and globalization/ Doenças infecciosas, epidemiologia e globalização" discipline (permanent collaboration: 2nd semester 2009/2010; sporadic collaboration: 25-3-2009, 9/10-2-2011, 17-2-2012).

Master in Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra.

  • "Forensic Anthropology/Antropologia forense" discipline (sporadic collaboration: 27-3-2004).

Master in Legal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nova University of Lisbon.

  • "Forensic Anthropology/Antropologia forense" discipline (sporadic collaboration: 11-4-2003).

Minor/degree in Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

  • "Introduction to Biological Anthropology/Introdução à Antropologia Biológica" discipline (permanent collaboration in practical classes: 1st semester 2009/2010).

Minor/degree in Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, University of Algarve.

  • "Human ecology/Ecologia humana" discipline (sporadic collaboration: 25-1-2010).

Minor/degree in Forensic and Criminal Sciences, Advanced Institute of Health Sciences - North / CESPU - Advanced Polytechnic and University Cooperative, CRL.

  • "Forensic anthropology" discipline (permanent collaboration: 1st semester 2011/2012).

Summer Course in Biological Anthropology II - Introduction to paleopathological analysis, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, New University of Lisbon.

  • "Paleopathology of infectious disease" module (15-7-2009; 15-7-2010).

6.RESEARCH ACTIVITY AND INTERESTS

Research member
Research interests
  • Biological Anthropology, Paleopathology, Skeletal Biology, History and evolution of Infectious Diseases, Forensic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology.
Research projects participation

7.FIELD WORK EXPERIENCE

Anthropological excavations
  • 2009 - Leprosarium of Lagos/ Parque do Anel Verde, Lagos
  • 2009 - Torre Velha 3, Barragem da Laje, Serpa.
  • 2008 - Islamic necropolis, Rossio do Carmo, Mértola.
  • 2004 – Abrantes Castle, Abrantes.
  • 2004 – S. Miguel Cathedral churchyard, Castelo Branco.
  • 2004 – Vimioso Church, Bragança.
  • 2001 – Malhadas Church, Miranda do Douro.
  • 2001 – Necropolis of S. Martinho Church, Rodrigues Lobo Square, Leiria.
  • 1998 – Vilar de Frades Convent, Barcelos.
  • 1998 – Roman Villa of Rabaçal, Penela.
  • 1997 – Prazo Tardoroman Necropolis, Freixo de Numão.
  • 1996 – Santa Clara-a-Velha Convent, Coimbra.
  • 1995 – Santa Eufémia Church, Rio de Moinhos, Abrantes.

Archeological excavations

1993/4 – Roman Necropolis of Quinta da Pedreira, Rio de Moinhos, Abrantes. [volunteer]

8.EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

- Since 2005 - Member (Associate editor) of the editorial board of the scientific journal Antropologia Portuguesa. Volumes edited:

- 2000-2001 - Editorial assitant in Quarteto Publishing House (Coimbra), professional training from IEFP.

- Other technical editions:

Marques, C.; Lopes, C.; Cruz, C.B.; Silva, F.C.; Curate, F.; Peneda, M.; Assis, S.; Matos, V. (2010) II Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia: a saúde e a doença do passado. Programa-resumos. 20-21 de Novembro de 2010. Coimbra, Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde e Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana (50 pp. + Lista de participantes + Índices). ISBN 978-989-96298-2-0.

Santos, A. L.; Gama, A.; Padez, C.; Manco, L.; Ferrão, M. M.; Marques, V. R.; Matos, V. (2010) Anthropology and Health: trends for the next decades. Program–abstracts. 18-19 November 2010. Coimbra, Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde e Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana. (48 pp. + List of participants and indexes). ISBN 978-989-96298-1-3.

Marques, C.; Lopes, C.; Cruz, C.B.; Silva, F.C.; Curate, F.; Assis, S.; Matos, V. (2008) I Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia: a saúde e a doença do passado. Programa-resumos. 6 de Junho de 2008. Coimbra, Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde e Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana (46 pp. + Lista de participantes + Índices).

14th European Meeting of the Paleopathological Association: Program–abstracts. 27-31 August 2002, Coimbra, Portugal. Coimbra, Departamento de Antropologia, FCTUC (2002) (172 pp. + List of participants + índex). ISBN 9729006423.

9.REFEREE ACTIVITY FOR SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

10.PUBLICATIONS

Thesis
  • O diagnóstico retrospectivo da lepra: complementaridade clínica e paleopatológica no arquivo médico do Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais (século XX, Tocha, Portugal) e na colecção de esqueletos da leprosaria medieval de St. Jorgen's (Odense, Dinamarca). [The retrospective diagnosis of leprosy: clinical and paleopathological complementarities in the medical files from the Rovisco Pais Hospital-Colony (20th century, Tocha, Portugal) and in the skeletal collection from the medieval leprosarium of St. Jorgen's (Odense, Denmark)]. PhD thesis in Anthropology, speciality of Biological Anthropology. University of Coimbra (2009). [Supervisor: Ana Luísa Santos, Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal] (2009). http://hdl.handle.net/10316/20078
  • Incursões no trilho da tuberculose pulmonar: diagnóstico diferencial com base no estudo da Colecção de esqueletos Identificados do Museu Bocage (Museu Nacional de História Natural), Lisboa [On the trail of pulmonary tuberculosis: differential diagnosis based on the study of the Human Identified Skeletal Collection of the Museu Bocage (National Natural History Museum), Lisbon]. Master dissertation in Human Evolution, University of Coimbra (2003). [Supervisor: Ana Luísa Santos, Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal] (2003)
  • Paleobiologia dos restos humanos da Necrópole do Prazo (Freixo de Numão) [Bioarchaeology of the human remains from Prazo Necropolis (Freixo de Numão)]. Investigation report in Human Sciences. Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal (1999). [Supervisor: Eugénia Cunha, Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal] (1999)
Book Chapters
  1. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. (2013) “A leprologia no Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais: diagnóstico, terapêutica e investigação científica”. In: Xavier, S.; Providência, P. (eds.) Leprosaria Nacional: modernidade e ruína no Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais. Porto, Dafne editora.

  2. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. (2013) Os bons ares do barrocal algarvio: a tuberculose em ferroviários internados no Sanatório Carlos Vasconcelos Porto. In: Mendes, A. R.; Oliveira, A. P. D.; Santos, C. F. (eds.): Contributo para a história da Saúde no Algarve. Faro: Centro de Estudos de Património e História do Algarve (CEPHA), Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais, Universidade do Algarve, pp. 193-209. ISBN: 978-989-8472-32-8.

  3. Silva, A; Carnim, G.; Isidoro, J.; Reis, M.; Matos, V.; Marques, C. (2001) A necrópole do século XVI instalada na Villa romana do Rabaçal. In: Pessoa, M.; Santos, S.; Rodrigo, L. (eds.) Roteiro: Rabaçal - Aldeia cultural. Penela, Câmara Municipal de Penela, pp. 20-22. ISBN: 972-97881-1-1.

  4. Cunha, E.; Marques, C.; Matos, V. (2001) Os mais verdadeiros testemunhos da Batalha de Aljubarrota: os ossos dos seus combatentes". In: Monteiro, J.G. (ed.) Aljubarrota Revisitada. Coimbra, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra/Coimbra University Press, pp. 133-191. ISBN: 972-8704-00-3.

  5. Cunha, E.; Matos, V. (1999) Dados bioarqueológicos para o conhecimento dos habitantes do sítio do Prazo (Freixo de Numão) durante a idade média. In: Sá Coixão, A. N. (ed.) Rituais e cultos da morte na região de Entre Douro e Côa. Freixo de Numão, A.C.D.R. de Freixo de Numão, pp. 101-128. ISBN: 972-95067-5-2.

Papers in scientific periodicals with referees
  1. Antunes-Ferreira, N.; Matos, V. M. J.; Santos, A. L. (in press) Leprosy in individuals unearthed near the Ermida de Santo André and leprosarium of Beja, Portugal. Anthropological Science, 121(3): 149-159. [DOI 10.1537/ase.130702].

  2. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. (2013) Leprogenic Odontodysplasia: a new evidence from the St. Jørgen’s Medieval Leprosarium Cemetery (Odense, Denmark). Anthropological Science, 121(1): 43-47. [DOI 10.1537/ase.121112]. 

  3. Matos, V.; Marques, C.; Lopes, C. (2011) Severe vertebral collapse in a juvenile from the graveyard (13th/14th to 19th centuries) of the São Miguel church (Castelo Branco, Portugal): differential palaeopathological diagnosis. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 21(2): 208-217. [DOI 10.1002/oa.1125]

  4. Martins, M.R.; Santos, A.L.; Miranda, M.A.; Matos, V. (2009-2010) Body modification and paleopathological evidence in the iconography from the ‘Philosophical Travel’ to Brazilian Amazonia by Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira (1783 – 1792). Antropologia Portuguesa, 26-27: 239-257.

  5. Matos, V. (2009) Broken ribs: paleopathological analysis of costal fractures in the human identified skeletal collection from the Museu Bocage, Lisbon, Portugal (Late 19th to middle 20th Centuries). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 140 (1): 25-38. [DOI 10.1002/ajpa.21032]

  6. Matos, V. (2007/8) A obsessão do diagnóstico? Fronteiras da interpretação paleopatológica a propósito de um estudo de caso da Colecção de Esqueletos Identificados do Museu Bocage (Museu Nacional de História Natural, Lisboa). Antropologia Portuguesa, 24-25: 95-108.

  7. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. (2006) On the trail of pulmonary tuberculosis based on rib lesions: results from the Human Identified Skeletal Collection from the Museu Bocage (Lisbon, Portugal). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 130(2): 190-200. [DOI 10.1002/ajpa.20309]

  8. Marques, C.; Cunha, E.; Matos, V. (2000) The skeletal remains from a great medieval portuguese battle. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Sup. 30: 220. (2000). (Abstract) [DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1096-8644(2000)111:30+<213::AID-AJPA14>3.0.CO;2-5] link

Papers in other periodicals
  1. Santos, A.L.; Matos, V.; Marques, C. 2012. Obituário: Donald Ortner (1938-2012). Cadernos do GEEvH [Online], 1: 80-83.

  2. Matos, V. (2008) Descodificar as manifestações esqueléticas da lepra. Notícias Médicas, 37 (n.º 2973, 9 de Janeiro 2008): 12.

  3. Filipe, I.; Brazuna, S.; Matos, V.; Freitas, J. (2003) Necrópole de S. Martinho: análise preliminar dos dados arqueológicos e antropológicos. Era (5): 54-79.

  4. Matos, V.; Cunha E. (1999) A Necrópole do Prazo no contexto das necrópoles medievais Portuguesas. Côavisão – Cultura e Ciência, 1: 45-51.

Papers in conference proceedings
  1. Cruz, A.; Matos, V.; Xavier, S.; Quintais, L.;  Santos, A. L. (2007) O Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais e os múltiplos desdobramentos da lepra: etnografia e interdisciplinaridade. In: Cruz, F. (Org.). Actas do II Congresso Internacional sobre Etnografia. Montemor-o-Novo, 7-8 Julho de (2006). Póvoa do Varzim, AGIR. pp. 68-79. [CD-rom.  ISBN 978-989-95107-3-9].

11.SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Oral presentations by invitation
  1. "Os arquivos clínicos e a pesquisa paleopatológica: o exemplo do Sanatório Carlos Vasconcelos Porto", Palestra inserida no âmbito dos "Temas actuais de investigação – Eventos do CIAS", Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Universidade de Coimbra (14 Março 2011).
  2. "O arquivo clínico  da última leprosaria portuguesa (Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais) e a sua importância para a paleopatologia da lepra", Palestra integrada no "Ciclo de Conferências no Museu Nacional de Arqueologia: Arqueologia e Antropologia, territórios de fronteira”. Museu Nacional de Arqueologia, Lisboa (14 Dezembro 2010).
  3. "A lepra, essa desconhecida: antropologia, medicina e história(s) nos arquivos", Palestra inserida no âmbito do seminário intitulado "O Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais" integrado no Ciclo de Seminários do Departamento de Antropologia da Universidade de Coimbra (5 Dezembro 2006).
  4. "A intervenção arqueológica na necrópole de S. Martinho (Praça Rodrigues Lobo, Leiria) - A perspectiva antropológica", Sessão pública organizada pela Câmara Municipal de Leiria e realizada no Ateneu de Leiria (21 Setembro 2001).
  5. "Problemáticas e consensos na árvore evolutiva dos Australopithecus", Apresentação integrada no seminário "Continuidades e descontinuidades do registo fóssil: pontos-chave no aparecimento do Homem" realizado no Museu Nacional de Arqueologia, Lisboa. Organização do Centro Português de Geo-História e Pré-História (18 Maio 2001).
  6. "Novas perspectivas sobre a Batalha de Aljubarrota", Palestra em co-autoria com Eugénia Cunha e Carina Marques, integrada no colóquio "Novas perspectivas sobre a Batalha de Aljubarrota". Associação Portuguesa de Arqueólogos - VI Jornadas Arqueológicas. Lisboa (24 May 2001).
Oral conference presentations
  1. Miranda, M.A.; Martins, M.R.; Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Representation of disease in a Makonde sculpture collection curated by the University of Coimbra. I BioAnthropological Meeting (I BAM). Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (31 May-1 June 2013).
  2. Antunes-Ferreira, N.; Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Evidências de lepra em indivíduos da necrópole associada à Ermida de S. André (Beja). "III Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia". Departament of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (2-3 November 2012).
  3. Santos A.L.; Matos V. The Hospital-Colony Rovisco Pais: an interdisciplinary project in the former national leprosarium. "First III UC Research Forum", Coimbra, Portugal (29-30 September 2011).
  4. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. How can clinical archives from a leprosarium contribute to the paleopathological diagnosis of leprosy? "XI Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología", Andorra-la-Vella, Andorra (15-17 September 2011).
  5. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Rhinomaxillary changes in leprosy: comparing clinical and paleopathological data (Hospital Colony Rovisco Pais, Tocha, Portugal and St. Jørgen’s medieval leprosarium cemetery, Odense, Denmark). "38th Annual Meeting (North America) of the Paleopathology Association", Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (11-13 April 2011).
  6. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Clinical and palaeopathological complementarities in the retrospective diagnosis of leprosy. "Anthropology and Health: trends for the next decade", Departamento de Ciências da Vida, University of Coimbra, Portugal (18-19 November 2010).
  7. Almeida, M.; Neves, M. J.; Félix, P.; Couto, R.; Ferreira, M.T.; Matos, V.; Marques, J.; Dimuccio, L. Parque do Anel Verde’09 / Vale da Gafaera (Lagos): condicionantes, resultados científicos e potencial social de uma intervenção de Arqueologia de salvamento. "7.º Encontro de Arqueologia do Algarve", Silves, Portugal (22-24 October 2009).
  8. Martins, M.R.; Santos, A.L.; Miranda, M.A.; Matos, V. Body modification and paleopathological evidence in the iconography from the ‘Philosophical Travel’ to Brazilian Amazonia’ by Alexandre R. Ferreira (1783 - 1792). "PaMinsa III - 3rd Paleopathology Association Meeting in South America", Nicochea, Argentina (14-16 October 2009).
  9. Neves, M.J.; Ferreira, M.T.; Almeida, M.; Matos, V. A preliminary approach to Lagos leprosarium (Portugal): direct and indirect evidences of leprosy. "PaMinsa III - 3rd Paleopathology Association Meeting in South America", Nicochea, Argentina (14-16 October 2009).
  10. Cardoso, H.; Matos, V. Breve perfil epidemiológico da Colecção de Esqueletos Humanos Identificados do Museu Bocage (Museu Nacional de História Natural, Lisboa) e sua relevância para estudos paleopatológicos e paleoepidemiológicos. "I Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia", Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra (6 June 2008).
  11. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. From the flesh tissues to the bones: archival and paleopathological evidence of leprosy. "2nd Paleopathology Association Meeting in South America", Santiago, Chile (14-16 November 2007) [presented by ALS]
  12. Marques, C.; Cunha, E.; Umbelino, C.; Matos, V.; Ortner, D. As espondilartropatias na Colecção de esqueletos Identificados do Museu Bocage (Lisboa, século XIX-XX). "IX Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología", Morella (Els Ports, Castelló), Spain (26-29 September 2007)
  13. Santos, A.L.; Matos, V. Tuberculose pulmonar na transição dos séculos XIX-XX: evidências paleopatológicas. "Jornadas Interdisciplinares sobre Tuberculose", Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Guarda (17 May 2007)
  14. Santos, A.L.; Matos, V.; Xavier, S.; Quintais, L.; Cruz, A. The Hospital-Colony Rovisco Pais: Anthropology and History in context in the last leprosy community in Portugal. 16th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, Fira, Santorini, Greece, (28 August – 1 September 2006)
  15. Cruz, A.; Matos, V.; Xavier, S.; Quintais, L.; Santos, A.L. O Hospital-Colónia Rovisco Pais e os múltiplos desdobramentos da lepra: etnografia e interdisciplinaridade. II Congresso Internacional sobre Etnografi,. Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal (7-8 July 2006)
  16. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Why don’t physicians and paleopathologists see the same? rib lesions as possible evidences of pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis Congress 2006, Kololi, Gambia (24-28 April 2006)
  17. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. On the trail of pulmonary tuberculosis based on rib lesions: results from the Human Identified Skeletal Collection from the Museu Bocage (Lisboa, Portugal). 15th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, University of Durham, England (10–14 August 2004)
  18. Marques, C.; Cunha, E.; Matos, V. The Skeletal remains from a great medieval portuguese battle. XXVIIth annual North American meeting of the Paleopathology Association, San Antonio - Texas, USA (11-12 April, 2000)
Posters
  1. Matos, V.; Marques, C. The early practice of Physical Anthropology by the Renaissance Portuguese physician Amatus Lusitanus (1511-1568). I BioAnthropological Meeting (I BAM). Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (31 May-1 June 2013).

  2. Ribeiro, P.; Silva, B.; Matos, V. Osteomielite femoral num indivíduo exumado da necrópole rupestre do adro da Sé Catedral (Igreja de São Miguel) de Castelo Branco, Portugal. III Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia. Departament of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (2-3 November 2012).

  3. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Viver e morrer com tuberculose: contributo do arquivo clínico do Sanatório Carlos Vasconcelos Porto (1918-1991). 1st International Congress of the Interdisciplinary History of Health. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra (18-19 October 2012).

  4. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Living and dying with tuberculosis as revealed by the archives of the Portuguese sanatorium Carlos Vasconcelos Porto (1918-1991). “ICEPT-2”, Past & Present of Tuberculosis: a multidisciplinary overview on the origin and evolution of TB - 75th Anniversary of Albert Szent-Györgyi’s Nobel Prize Award – Conference series, Szeged, Hungary (22-25 March 2012).

  5. Matos, V.; Santos, A.L. Leprogenic odontodysplasia: new evidence of a rare and poorly understood malformation from the St. Jørgen’smedieval leprosarium cemetery (Odense, Denmark). 80th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (13-16 April 2011).

  6. Marques, C.; Matos, V. Hiperostose idiopática difusa (HID): perfil paleoepidemiológico na colecção de esqueletos identificados do Museu Bocage. II Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia, Coimbra (20-21 November 2010).

  7. Marques, C.; Matos, V. Diffuse idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis: paleoepidemiological profile on the Modern Identified Skeletal Collection from the Museu Bocage, Portugal. 18th European Meeting of the Paleopathological Association, Vienna, Austria (23-26 August 2010).

  8. Marques, C.; Matos, V. Sacroiliac joint ankylosis: paleoepidemiological study on the Identified Skeletal Collection from the Museu Bocage, Lisbon, Portugal. 11th Annual Conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology, Bradford, UK (19-20 September 2009).

  9. Matos, V.; Marques, C.; Lopes, C. Severe vertebral collapse with gibbus in a child from the graveyard of São Miguel church (Castelo Branco, XIV-XIX centuries): the first archeological evidence of Pott’s disease from Portugal? 17th European Meeting of the Paleopathological Association, Copenhagen, Denmark (25-27 August 2008).

  10. Umbelino, C.; Silvério, C.; Marques, C.; Matos, V.; Martínez, S.G.; Rodrigues, C.; Torres, C. Spinal pathological signals in a female individual from the medieval necropolis of Alcáçova do Castelo, Mértola, Portugal. 17th European Meeting of the Paleopathological Association, Copenhagen, Denmark (25-27 August 2008).

  11. Matos, V. Costelas fracturadas: prevalência numa amostra da Colecção de Esqueletos identificados do Museu Bocage, Lisboa (Séculos XIX-XX). IX Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Morella (Els Ports, Castelló), Spain (26-29 September 2007) [Best poster prize]

  12. Matos, V. Broken ribs: healed fractures evidence from the “Lisboa Collection”. 16th European Meeting Association, Fira, Santorini, Greece (28 August – 1 September 2006)

  13. Matos, V.; Santos, A. L. Why don’t physicians and paleopathologists see the same? rib lesions as possible evidences of pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis 2006, Kololi, Gambia (24-28 April 2006)

  14. Matos, V. A obsessão do diagnóstico? O limite da paleopatologia exemplificado através do estudo de um esqueleto da Colecção de Esqueletos Identificados do Museu Bocage (Lisboa). VIII Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Cáceres, Spain (16-19 November 2005)

  15. Marques, C.; Matos, V. Breast cancer and its palaeopathology. Four case studies from a Portuguese human skeletal identified collection (Lisbon, 20th Century). 14th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, Coimbra, Portugal (28-31 August 2002).

  16. Lopes, C.; Marques, C.; Matos, V. Some Portuguese Cases of Hyperostosis Fontalis Interna. VI Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Madrid, Spain (13-16 September 2001).

  17. Matos, V; Cunha E. Bioarchaeology of the individuals from the Necropolis of Prazo (Freixo de Numão) – Portugal. XI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Antropología Biológica, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (20-24 September 1999).

  18. Matos, V; Cunha E. Bioarqueologia dos indivíduos exumados na Necrópole do Prazo (Freixo de Numão) - Portugal. 3.º Congresso de Arqueologia Peninsular, Vila Real, Portugal (22-26 September 1999).

  19. Silva, A; Carmim, G.; Isidoro, J.; Reis, M.; Matos, V; Marques, C. A necrópole do século XVI instalada na Villa romana do Rabaçal. 3.º Congresso de Arqueologia Peninsular, Vila Real, Portugal (22-26 September 1999).

12.SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS ASSISTED

  1. 500 Anos – Os saberes intemporais de Amato Lusitano, Biblioteca Municipal de Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal (10-12 November 2011).
  2. First III Research Forum, Instituto de Investigação Interdisciplinar, Universidade de Coimbra (29-30 September 2011).
  3. XI Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Andorra-la-Vella, Andorra (15-17 September 2011).
  4. Workshop: Paleopathology in Europe: state of the art, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (14 September 2011).
  5. III Encontro de Jovens Investigadores do CEIS20, Casa Municipal da Cultura Coimbra (1-2 July 2011).
  6. II Jornadas de História da Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental, CEIS20 - Centro de Estudos Interdisciplinares do Século XX, Coimbra (28-29 April 2011).
  7. 80th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (13-16 April 2011).
  8. 38th Annual Meeting (North America) of the Paleopathology Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (11-13 April 2011).
  9. Colóquio: Doenças transmitidas por vectores - um problema crescente, ARSC - Administração Regional de Saúde - Centro, Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra (15 March 2011).
  10. II Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (20-21 November 2010).
  11. Anthropology and Health: trends for the next decade, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (18-19 November 2010).
  12. Medicina na Beira Interior da Pré-história ao século XXI – XXII Jornadas de Estudo, Biblioteca Municipal de Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal (12-13 November 2010).
  13. Seminário sobre arquivos municipais. Arquivo municipal: um serviço para o cidadão, Câmara Municipal de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (18 February 2010).
  14. Workshop in Musculoskeletal Stress Marker (MSM): limitations and achievements in the reconstruction of past activity patterns, Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Portugal (2-3 July 2009).
  15. Panorama da edição e utilização das publicações periódicas – II Encontro EBSCO de Editores de Publicações Periódicas Portuguesas, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (6 May 2009).
  16. Medicina na Beira Interior da Pré-história ao século XXI –XX Jornadas de Estudo, Auditório da Biblioteca Municipal de Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal (8–9 November 2008).
  17. I Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia, Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra (6 June 2008).
  18. Medicina na Beira Interior da Pré-história ao século XXI: XIX Jornadas de Estudo, Castelo Branco, Portugal (9-10 November 2007).
  19. Saúde e Doença na intersecção da Biologia, Ambiente e Sociedade, Museum of Science, University of Coimbra, Portugal (23 October 2007).
  20. Coimbra Medieval - Ciclo de conferências, Torre de Almedina, Coimbra, Portugal (11-13 October 2007).
  21. IX Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Morella (Els Ports, Castelló), Spain (26-29 September 2007).
  22. Jornadas Interdisciplinares sobre Tuberculose, Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Portugal (17 May 2007).
  23. Medicina na Beira Interior da Pré-história ao século XXI: XVIII Jornadas de Estudo, Castelo Branco, Portugal (10-11 November 2006).
  24. 16th European Meeting Association, Fira, Santorini, Greece (28 August–1 September 2006).
  25. II Congresso Internacional sobre Etnografia, Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal (7-8 July 2006).
  26. Jornadas sobre a história de Coimbra: Coimbra Oitocentista no cotovelo dos séculos - entre oitocentos e novecentos, Coimbra, Portugal (25-26 November 2005).
  27. Um dia de Antropologia Forense - Seminário de Actualização em Antropologia Forense, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal - Delegação de Coimbra (21 November 2005).
  28. VIII Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología e I Encuentro hispano-luso de paleopatología, Cáceres, Spain (16–19 November 2005).
  29. Medicina na Beira Interior da Pré-história ao século XXI: XVII Jornadas de Estudo, Castelo Branco, Portugal (11-12 November 2005).
  30. 15th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, University of Durham, UK (10–14 August 2004).
  31. 14th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, University of Coimbra, Portugal (28–31 August 2002).
  32. Seminário de Actualização em Antropologia Forense, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal - Delegação de Coimbra (7-8 July 2002).
  33. VI Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (13-16 September 2001).
  34. Continuidades e descontinuidades do registo fóssil - Pontos-chave no aparecimento do Homem, Museu Nacional de Arqueologia, Lisboa (18 May 2001).
  35. Seminário de Actualização em Antropologia Forense, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal - Delegação de Coimbra (8-9 April 2001).
  36. 3.º Congresso de Arqueologia Peninsular, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal (22–26 September 1999).
  37. XI Congress of the Spanish Biological Anthropology Society, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (September 1999).
  38. Curso livre: Arqueologia do Vale do Tejo, Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, Lisboa (17-21 May 1999).
  39. V Congreso Nacional de Paleopatología, Alcalá la Real, Jáen, Spain (26 April – 2 May, 1999).
  40. XXXIII Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia Electrónica e Biologia Celular, Fundação Eng.º António de Almeida, Porto, Portugal (9–11 December 1998).
  41. Questões de Evolução Humana - Ciclo de Seminários, Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra ( 11-13/18-20 March, 24 April, 8 July 1998).
  42. Temas contemporâneos de Biologia - II Ciclo de Conferências, Auditório da Reitoria, Universidade de Coimbra (3/17 December 1997; 7/21 January 1998).
  43. I Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Biologia, Universidade de Évora (6 March 1996)
  44. Temas contemporâneos de Biologia - Ciclo de Conferências, Auditório da Reitoria, Universidade de Coimbra (January 1997; November 1996).

13.ORGANIZATION OF MEETINGS and OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

  1. 3rd Portuguese Meeting of Paleopathology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (2-3 November 2012). Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees

  2. Current trends of investigation - CIAS's events [Temas Actuais de Investigação – Eventos do CIAS]. CIAS, Departament of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. Since January 2011 (more information available at http://www.uc.pt/en/cia). Member of the organizing committee.

  3. Conferences cycle – CIAS's events [Ciclo de Conferências – Eventos do CIAS]. CIAS, Departament of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. Since October 2010 (more information available at http://www.uc.pt/en/cia). Member of the organizing committee.

  4. Workshop "Gender in EU funded research. Fields of training: Health; Social Sciences and Humanities. CIAS, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. Funded by  European Commission under the FP7 capacities programme (21 November 2011) - Member of the Organizing Committee

  5. 2nd Portuguese Meeting of Paleopathology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (20-21 November 2010). Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees

  6. Anthropology and Health: trends for the next decade, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (18-19 November 2010). Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees

  7. Exhibition: A Brazilian look at Guinea-Bissau: multimedia exhibition of visual ethnography [Um olhar Brasileiro sobre a Guiné-Bissau: exposição
    multimédia de etnografia visual
    ]
    , Departament of Life Sciences and Anthropological Museum, University of Coimbra, Portugal (March 2010). Member of the Organizing Committee

  8. 2nd Exhibition of Scientific Works, Departament of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal (March 2010). Member of the Organizing Committee

  9. Workshop in Musculoskeletal Stress Marker (MSM): limitations and achievements in the reconstruction of past activity patterns, Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, 2-3 July 2009. Member of the Voluntary Committee

  10. 1st Exhibition of Scientific Works, Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, March 2009. Member of the Organizing Committee

  11. 1st Portuguese Meeting of Paleopathology/I Jornadas Portuguesas de Paleopatologia: a saúde e a doença no passado, Departament of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, 6 June, 2008. Member of the Organizing and Scientific committees

  12. 14th European Meeting of the Palaeopathological Association, Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, 27–31 August, 2002. Member of the Organizing Committe.

14.PRIZES

Best poster prize in the IX Congreso de Paleopatología, Morella, España (26–29 September 2007), entitled: "Broken ribs: Healed fractures evidence from the 'Lisboa collection', Portugal". Attributed by the Spanish Association of Paleopathology.

15.GRANTS

16.SCIENTIFIC AFFILIATIONS

17.LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Portuguese (native speaker)
  • English (good oral, written and reading skills)
  • Spanish (basic oral and reading skills)
  • French (some understanding)

18.OTHER SKILLS

Web editor of CIAS - Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde (http://www.uc.pt/cia), since 2007.
Web editor of the journal Antropologia Portuguesa (http://www.uc.pt/cia/publica), since 2007.
Clarinet player in the Sociedade Filarmónica de Educação e Beneficência Riomoinhense, between 1987 and 1998.