Rita Espanha

Rita Espanha Mail
ISCTE-IUL, Portugal

Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon University Institute). Researcher at CIES - IUL, currently developing research in areas as “Communication and Health," “Health Literacy”, "Generations and Communication Technologies“ and " Political Participation in the Digital Age ". Coordinator of the ILS-P Project - Health Literacy in Portugal (CIES-IUL - supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - Innovation in Health, from 2013-2015), member of the European Health Literacy Survey (HLS-EU). Director of the Master in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies (ISCTE-IUL). Member of the working group “Patients Advocacy” in the National Project - NEWAYS CANCER NETWORK FOR WELFARE AGING and of the Committee of experts for the constitution of the national repository of health literacy (Ministry of Health - 2016-2017) and also member of the Technical Group on Information in the Health System, Portuguese Ministry of Health (2015)