NOVA Medical School holds first meeting with the Strategic Advisory Board

The Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) met with the Board of NOVA Medical School one year after the beginning of its mandate.



Last Monday, January 9, the first meeting of the NMS Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) took place, comprising a group of internationally renowned researchers and academics, who are committed to counselling to NMS regarding future strategic decisions.

Until December 2025, the NMS SAB will play an important role in providing guidance and oversight for the school's educational programs, research initiatives, and community outreach efforts.

This board is made up of experts in various fields related to medicine, nutrition and other health-related disciplines and is composed by Ana Cumano (Institut Pasteur), David Alpers (Washington University School of Medicine), Finnian Mc Causland (Harvard Medical School), Hinrich Gronemeyer (IGBMC Strasbourg-Illkirc), John Mathers (Newcastle University), Loreto Carmona ( InMusc), Seppo Ylä-Herttuala (Institute for Molecular Sciences) and William Cushley (University of Glasgow).

NOVA Medical School was represented by its Dean, Helena Canhão, the President of the Pedagogical Council, Nuno Neuparth, the Vice-Dean for Research, Patrícia Calado, and the Adviser to the Dean, Rute Sousa.