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Beatriz Xavier


Senior lecturer


Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA:E), Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), Portugal / Researcher Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for People & the Planet (CFE) | University of Coimbra


PhD Sociology of Education, Culture and Knowledge


I am a sociologist and professor of sociology and anthropology of health. My research fields are the social determinants of health, language and communication in health care, community, environment. I am interested in multidisciplinary approaches to health problems and health work.

Research interests:

Social determinants of health, health inequalities, language and communication in health care, prevention, social policies, public health programmes, Sociology and Anthropology of Health and Medicine; environment and health, migrations, culture

Academic webpage/website:

Academic page of Beatriz Xavier

Countries of collaboration:

Spain, Belgium 

Social networks: 

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