Miguel Xavier | Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Miguel Xavier

Miguel Xavier

(born 1963) 

  • Fully Professor of Psychiatry and Mental Health. 
  • Chairman of the Scientific Board - NOVA Medical School / FCM-UNL. 
  • Coordinator of the Curricular Unit “Clinical Clerkship” (6th year). 
  • Coordinator of Mental Health Clerkship (6th year). 
  • Senior Consultant - Department of Psychiatry – CHLO. 
  • Member of the Board of NMS | FCM (2014-2016). 
  • Member of the 'National Commission for Restructuring the Portuguese Mental Health Services' (2006-2008). 
  • Co-author of the National Mental Health Plan. 
  • Advisor to the National Coordination for Mental Health (2008-11). 
  • Advisor to the National Mental Health Programme (DGS) since 2011. 
  • Principal Investigator for several multicentre projects with national and international funding in areas such as: integrated approach to schizophrenia, family burden, psychoeducation, forensic psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. 
  • Author and / or co-author of 300 papers at scientific meetings and 140 publications in journals and national and foreign books.