Luís Madeira

Luís Madeira is a psychiatrist developing his career in four synchronous strands. with a degree in Medicine from the University of Lisbon in 2008, he is currently coordinator of the Psychiatry Department at the CUF Descobertas Hospital and President-Elect of the Portuguese Society of Psychiatry and Mental Health. He holds a Post-Graduade degree in Global Public Health from the Imperial College, a Master's degree in Philosophy & Mental Health from the University of Central Lancashire and a PhD in Medicine - in the field of Philosophy of Psychiatry.

He is Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Deontology and of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon and also Professor of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine of the Catholic University of Lisbon. He is currently serving his second term as a counsellor of the National Ethics Council for Life Sciences. He is also a Psychotherapist by the Portuguese Society of Client-Centred Psychotherapy and Person-Centred Approach. He has presented more than two hundred national and international communications and has 40 publications to his name.