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About ISBE​

Founded in 2019, the Institute for Evidence-Based Health (ISBE) is a private independent non-profit umbrella organization that bridges Academia, Individual Researchers and Partners and is dedicated to the purpose of synthesizing, generating, disseminating and translating into practice the most relevant and high- quality scientific knowledge in Health.


The mission of ISBE is to advance knowledge by inspiring and fostering collaborative evidence-based health research that informs healthcare policies and practice and transforms healthcare.


Our vision goes beyond the now. Our main goal is to make ISBE nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in transforming the healthcare system.


Our work is underpinned by a core set of principles that guide our mission:

  • Intellectual Independence
  • Strong Academic Component
  • Federation of Multiple Entities
  • International Visibility
  • Financial Sustainability


Collaboration between researchs, healtcare professionais, policy makers and consumers/patients as an essential step for delivering useful healthcare solutions to society.

Innovation as the key to breakthrough thinking that leads to significant systems improvemen

Development and use of the best avaiable evidence as the basis for all actions.
Striving to deliver results with exceptional quality and value.
Outcomes to advance efficiencies and improvements that make a difference in healthcare delivery at affordable and fair costs.
Develop evidence supporting the essential roles of pharmacists, physicians and other healthcare providers in the delivery of appropriate, effective and safe healthcare.
Developing education and skill building as a core task.


Researcher Associates​

Adalberto Campos Fernandes
Adalberto Campos FernandesMD, MPH, PhD
Invited Full Professor
National School of Public Health (ENSP), Nova University Lisbon
Ana Paula Martins
Ana Paula MartinsPharmD, MSC, PhD
Assistant Professor Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon
António Vaz Carneiro
António Vaz CarneiroMD, PhD, FACP, FESC
Full Professor Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
Dennis K. Helling
Dennis K. HellingBSPharm, PharmD, ScD (Hon), FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA
Clinical Professor Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado
Fausto Pinto
Full Professor Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
Helder Mota-Filipe
Helder Mota-FilipePharmD, PhD
Associate Professor Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon
Afonso Miguel Cavaco
Afonso Miguel CavacoPharmD, MSc, PhD, Doc.
Full Professor Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon (FFUL)
Rui Nunes
Rui NunesMD, PhD
Full Professor Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (FMUL)

Partner Associates

Institutional Associates