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Margarida Pereira

Margarida Pereira


Margarida Pereira is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Pandemics and Society (PANSOC) at OsloMet since May 2021. She completed her PhD in Human Geography in April 2021 at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Her thesis focused on the impact of the urban social and built environment in children weight status. She has a Master in Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Planning since 2009 and a Master in Public Health since 2014 from the University of Porto (Portugal). She has a degree in Geography, Spatial Planning and Development since 2006 from the University of Coimbra (Portugal). She has published 17 articles in specialized journals. She co-authored 1 book and received 1 prize. Her research interests include the study of environmental determinants of mental and physical health, social epidemiology, healthy lifestyles in urban areas as well as the analysis and interpretation of the geographic distribution of health outcomes, its inequities and inequalities.

Scientific publications

Pereira, Margarida; Bakkeli, Nan Zou; Dimka, Jessica; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2022). Identifying obesity and COVID-19 overlapping risk-factors: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. 5 p. Journal of Public Health Research . Vol. 11.

Correia, Gustavo; Pereira, Margarida; Gomes, Andreia; Bragança, Maria do Rosário; Weber, Silke; Ferreira, Maria Amélia; Ribeiro, Laura (2022). Predictors of Medical Students’ Views toward Research: Insights from a Cross-Cultural Study among Portuguese-Speaking Countries. Healthcare . Vol. 10.

Pereira, Margarida; Correia, Gustavo; Severo, Milton; Veríssimo, Ana Cristina; Ribeiro, Laura (2021). Portuguese Medical Students’ Interest for Science and Research Declines after Freshman Year. 12 p. Healthcare . Vol. 9.

Pereira, Margarida; Nogueira, Helena; Gama, Augusta; Machado-Rodrigues, Aristides; Rosado-Marques, Vitor; GSilva, Maria-Raquel; Padez, Cristina (2021). The economic crisis impact on the body mass index of children living in distinct urban environments. Public Health .

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete