NOVA University of Lisbon attributed the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Medical Doctor António de Barros Veloso. The ceremony took place on the 10th of May at the Rectorate of NOVA and had the presence of several figures from the medical area.
Professor António Rendas, former Rector of NOVA, delivered the laudation of the awardee in which he emphasized not only the important contribute of António de Barros Veloso for the development of medicine in Portugal but also his dedication and talent in other areas, such as music and tiling.
The patron of the awardee was Professor Jaime da Cunha Branco, Diretor of NOVA Medical School | Faculdade de Ciências Médicas.
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