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Ana Filipa Geraldo, MD, PhD


Higher education
  • Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra (2007).
  • Master degree in Neurosciences from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (2015).
  • PhD candidate in Clinical Neurosciences of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (since 2018; thesis submitted, awaiting oral defense).

Postgraduate education
  • Neuroadiology Internship at Hospital de Santa Maria/Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, E.P.E. (2009 to 2013).
  • European Diploma in Neuroradiology (EDiNR) obtained in 2013 (European Society of Neuroadiology).
  • Observership in Pediatric and Fetak Neuroradiology at the Neuroradiology department of the Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (2013) and at the Giannina Gaslini Hospital, Genova, Italy (2012).
  • Observership in Head & Neck at the Neuroradiology department at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA (2013).
  • Clinical Diagnostic Neuroradiology fellow of the University of Toronto (2015-2016).
  • Post-graduated certification in Clinical Research (Harvard Medical School Clinical Scholars Research Training program) (2018-2020)
  • European Diploma in Pediatric Neuroradiology (EDiPNR) by the European Society of Neuroadiology (2021).

Present positions
  • Hospital Assistant of Neuroradiology at Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho (CHVNG/E) (since 2016).
  • Division chief of the Diagnostic Neuroradiology Unit of CHVNG/E (since 2019).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the College of Neuroradiology of the Portuguese Medical Association (2021-2023)
  • Member of the Pediatric Neuroradiology Committee of the European Society of Neuroradiology (since 2022).
  • Invited assistant of Radiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (since 2021).
  • Reviewer of Neuroradiology, Frontiers in Pediatrics and Frontiers in Neurology.

Academic and scientific activity
  • Author of multiple (>20) papers in National and International Scientific Magazines with Peer Review (h-index: 10);
    Recipient of multiple grants and awards, including:
    • the 2013 CHLN-Santa Maria Hospital 2011 research grant
    • the 2019 Individual PhD studentship grant of the FCT (Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology, REF: SFRH/BD/145463/2019) – funding refused
    • the 2020 Twelve-months Research Fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology of the European Society of Neurorradiology
    • the 2022 Grant SILAN-Garráhan in Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • two awards for best oral communication and 1 award for best poster
    Frequent participation in courses, training sessions, conferences and national/International scientific meetings in Neuroimaging (with emphasis in pediatric and fetal MRI), with several invited oral lectures.