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Mário JDS Santos
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Mário JDS Santos is a research assistant at CIES-IUL and a PhD candidate in sociology with a project on "Knowledge, power, and (new) professional dynamics around home births in Portugal", funded by FCT. He holds a degree in nursing and an MSc in health, medicine, and society. His research is mainly focused on the sociology of health and the sociology of childbirth. He is a  member of - the Lab for the Social Studies of Childbirth, where he coordinates the Portuguese branch of the Babies Born Better Survey.
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Enfermagem, Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Calouste Gulbenkian, de Lisboa, in 2007
Post-graduation in Sociologia da Saúde e da Doença, Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2009
M.Sc. in Saúde, Medicina e Sociedade, ISCTE-IUL, in 2012
Other type of qualification in Diploma de Estudos Avançados em Sociologia, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2014
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2016
PhD in Doutoramento em Sociologia, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2020
Research Fields
Home birth, Sociology of childbirth, Sociology of health, Obstetric violence, Midwifery, Doulas
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications
Data from Ciência-IUL
ISCTE FCT Portugal