Ana Barros
Name: Ana Barros
E-mail: abarros@ipatimup.pt
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Academic Degree: PhD


Ana Barros
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Ana Barros received in 2015 her PhD degree in Teaching and Dissemination of Science with the dissertation: "Health Communication: A New Model to Promote Cancer Prevention Campaigns at Schools" and a BsC in Biology from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto in 2009. 

Currently is a post-doc researcher at the communication of i3S, University of Porto, Portugal, working in the field of cancer literacy and communication to improve communication between patients and healthcare professionals. She is also part of the organizing committee of the seminar series "Perspectives on Health Literacy: from research to action" that intends to bring together different agents of the field of health to discuss and promote national and international perspectives in the field of health literacy and consequently promote the advancement of knowledge about research and practice on health literacy. 

Previously she was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the College Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and her areas of research and teaching skills include health education and specifically health communication and health literacy applied to chronic diseases, namely on cancer. In this field of expertise, she has been working on the development of cancer education programs for different populations as well as evaluation protocols for cancer education interventions. 

Her past experience was focused on content production for students and teachers on genetics and molecular biology as a fellow on different projects and as a biology teacher at high school level. She is also a member of the board of the European Association for Cancer Education and a reviewer for the Journal of Cancer Education. 


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1. Barros A, Moreira L, Santos H, Ribeiro N, Santos-Silva F
Development of a Measurement Tool to Assess Students' Knowledge and Perceptions About Cancer (SKPaC). Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education 34: 556-561, 2019. [Article] 
 
2. Barros A, Santos H, Moreira L, Ribeiro N, Silva L, Santos-Silva F
Correction to: The Cancer, Educate to Prevent Model-the Potential of School Environment for Primary Prevention of Cancer. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education 33: 497, 2018. [Correction] 
 
3. Barros A, Santos H, Moreira L, Ribeiro N, Silva L, Santos-Silva F
The Cancer, Educate to Prevent Model-the Potential of School Environment for Primary Prevention of Cancer. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education 31: 646-651, 2016. [Article] 
 
 
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