Scientific degress: MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, FSCAI, FASA, FASE
Job Position: Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Full Professor of Cardiology and Head of Cardiology and Heart and Vascular Department at University Hospital Sta Maria/CHULN, Lisbon School of Medicine, Portugal;
Other: President Elect of World Heart Federation (WHF) (2019-20); President of European Society of Cardiology (ESC 2014-2016); Fellow and Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), American Society of Echocardiography (FASE), American Society of Angiology (FASA). Full Member of the Portuguese Academy of Medicine and honorary member of Academia Nacional de Medicina do Brasil, Czech Cardiology Society, Colombian Society of Cardiology, Hungarian Society of Cardiology, Japanese Circulation Society, Societé Française de Cardiologie, Societá Italiana di Ecografia Cardiovasculare, Peruvian Society of Cardiology, Romanian Society of Cardiology, Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Society of Cardiology, Slovakian Society of Cardiology. He also received several awards and distinctions from different institutions in Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Macau, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, USA.
He was the Editor in Chief of the Portuguese Journal of Cardiology (1999-2015), and is currently Consulting Editor and Member of the Advisory and Editorial of Board of several international peer-reviewed journals, and Expert Reviewer for the European Commission. Prof. Pinto has published over 350 indexed full articles (h=53) and has presented over 1500 lectures/chairmanships at national and mostly international meetings.
Main areas of interest: ischemic heart disease, heart failure, anticoagulation, cardiovascular imaging, particularly on the use of ultrasound in cardiology and pioneered the use of intravascular ultrasound in the study of graft atherosclerosis.
Web of Science Researcher ID G-9363-2015