Lisbon School of Health Technology
Graduated in Environmental Health, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon. Two Master degrees: Safety and Ergonomics, Lisbon University (Portugal) and Applied Toxicology, Surrey University (England). PhD in Public Health, New University of Lisbon. The principal research topics are occupational toxicology, exposure assessment, food safety, exposure to mixtures and risk assessment.
Actually, she is the Director and Professor of Environmental Health Degree Program and Coordinator of Environment and Health Research Group in Lisbon School of Health Technology. Dr. Viegas has mentored about 15 graduate students and have participated in several evaluations of Masters and PhD thesis.Dr. Viegas has worked as a co-opted member of the Risk Assessment Committee in European Chemical Agency (ECHA). Previously, Dr. Viegas has worked in different industrial companies performing exposure and risk assessment and indicating the most suitable risk management measures for each situation.