Margarida Gaspar de Matos

Instituição:  University of Lisbon
Profissão/Cargo:  Full Professor
Grupo/Departamento:  Health Education
Área de Investigação:  Youth Health and Education


Full Professor at Lisbon University – School of Human Kinetics (FMH) Lisbon, Portugal, tel.: +351 214149152



Chartered Health and Clinical Psychologist, PhD in Human Movement (1993)

Professorship in International Health (2004)


Academic positions

Since 2010 - Full Professor at FMH/ Lisbon University

2000-2010 - Associated Professor FMH/at Technical University of Lisbon

1993-2000 - Assistant Professor at FMH/Technical University of Lisbon

1987-1993 - Lecturer at FMH/ Technical University of Lisbon



At FMH member of the Scientific Council; coordinates the research group Health Education and Promotion and coordinates the PhD in Education/ branch Health Education. More than 20 PhD thesis accomplished under her supervision.

Teaches Health and Exercise Psychology, Behavior Modification; Psychopathology; Health Promotion; and Psychotherapy at a graduate and post graduated level.

Research Group Coordinator 02 - Support environments and healthy lives - ISAMB – Health and Environmental Health / University of Lisbon

Member of the panel for the evaluation of Schools of Psychology in Portugal (A3E’s).

Coordinates the evaluation panel of the national research council (FCT) in the area of Sports; She is a member of the panel of the national research council (FCT) in the area of Health.