Alexandra Luz, graduated in medicine from Faculdade de Medicina of Universidade de Coimbra in 2004, she did her residency in Paediatrics in Centro Hospitalar de Leiria, where she worked as an Paediatrics assistant from 2011 until 2019.
Post-graduation in “Ginecologia Infanto-Juvenil”, by Sociedade Argentina de Ginecologia Infanto Juvenil in collaboration with Universidade de La Plata.
She is part of the Unidade de Saúde e Medicina do Adolescente since 2011 and also part of the management of Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina do Adolescente since 2015. The focus of her work has been the Consulta de Medicina do Adolescente, with the public presentation of multiple works, as well as the publication of more than a dozen of articles in this field, and the participation in research projects with the aim to promote health in this age range. Coordinator of the award-winning project “Adolescer Saudável”, an initiative which seeks to carry out consultations on adolescent medicine in a school environment.
Professor at the Instituto Politécnico de Leiria from 2007 until 2009. Responsible for training activities in the field of Medicina do Adolescente.
Participation in scientific meetings as a reviewer, moderator, speaker and organiser.
Scientific reviewer at Acta Pediátrica Portuguesa.