Received Sylff fellowship in 2014.
FR: University of Coimbra
TO: UC Berkeley’s Institute of Urban & Regional Development (USA)
Academic supervisor: Paula Santana Academic achievement, social engagement initiatives: Angela Freitas is a PhD candidate on Health Geography in the University of Coimbra, Portugal. She received her BSc degree in Geography, Spatial Planning and Development in the University of Coimbra in 2006, and her MSc degree in GIS and Spatial Planning in the University of Porto in 2011. Since 2012, she has been involved in a variety of scientific projects in the field of health geography and health equity, at national and international levels. Her research focuses on the link between ‘place, policies and population health’, from the perspective of Health in All Policies and spatial equity. Her PhD is exploring the local government roles and place-based approaches to health equity using the city of Lisbon as a case study.
Current affiliation: Centre of Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Coimbra, Portugal