Ana Paula Martins

Ana Paula Martins Silvestre Correia holds a degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon in 1990. She completed her Masters in Epidemiology at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 1995 and her Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Lisbon in May 2005.


It is, since February 2016, Bastonary of the Order of Pharmacists. She is an Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon in the Department of Socio-Pharmacy and researcher of iMED.UL (Medicines Research Institute Lisbon University) as a researcher in the area of ​​Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacy-social.


She has dozens of articles published in national and international journals and participated as author and co-author in chapters of books in the area of ​​Pharmacoepidemiology. She is currently the director of two doctoral projects in the area of ​​monitoring the safety of new drugs and in the field of comparative effectiveness in Oncology.


He was Chairman of the Board of the Lisbon Regional General Assembly of the Order of Pharmacists, Member of the Board of the Portuguese Epidemiology Association and President of the Portuguese Society of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy. He was a member of the Health Technology Assessment Task Force of the European Federation Pharmaceutical Industry and Associations (EFPIA) representing APIFARMA. He is a member of the Board of the Portuguese Association of Epidemiology.


Since March 2015, he has been an alternate member of the National Council of Ethics for Life Sciences (Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic 22-2015 of March 22).


External Affairs and Market Access Director of MSD Portugal (Merck & Co. USA) between 2006 and 2014, Director of the Center for the Study of Pharmacoepidemiology of ANF from 1994 to 2006 and Secretary General of the Pharmacists' Association from 1989 to 1992. She was Minister of Education and the Deputy Minister and Parliamentary Affairs from 1992 to 1994, with responsibilities in the areas of the National Program to Combat Drug Addiction and the Program for the Promotion of Health in Schools. She was Director of Institutional Relations of ANF between July 2014 and October 2015.