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Inês Fronteira is Assistant Professor in Public Health and Epidemiology, at the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (IHMT/UNL), since 2011.
He has a Nursing degree from Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Francisco Gentil; MSc Public Health, National School of Public Health, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and PhD in International Health, Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Researcher and teacher in International Public Health and Biostatistics and Coordinator of the MSc in Public Health and Development of the IHMT/UNL. Has been invited as teacher in Universidade dos Açores, Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Santarém, Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo and Faculdade Ciências e Tecnologia/ UNL.
Her main areas of interest are human resources for health policies, medical and nursing education, work related issues in health personnel, migration of human resources for health and observational epidemiology.
She has led various research projects in those areas, supervised several postgraduate degrees, and acted as a consultant for the Portuguese National Directorate of Health. She is a member of EHMA management Board and associate editor of Human Resources for Health (BMC). She is a consultant in epidemiology for Acta Medica Portuguesa.
Inês Fronteira is author/co-author of over 20 peer reviewed publications and several book/ book chapters.