José Carlos Rodrigues Gomes


José Carlos Rodrigues Gomes


School of Health Sciences


Coordinator Professor



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José Gomes is Pro-President of Politécnico de Leiria since 2018. He is also programme coordinator of the Postgraduate Specialization in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing. From 2011 until 2015, he was Executive Dean of the School of Health Sciences, where he is now Coordinator Professor. He has been teaching in Politécnico de Leiria since 2000.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Leiria Nursing School, 1989) and a PhD in Public Health (NOVA Lisbon University).

José co-founded the Students’ Union of the School of Health Sciences of Politécnico de Leiria and the Federação Nacional de Associações de Estudantes de Enfermagem. He is an integrated researcher at the Centre for Innovative Care and Health Technology of Politécnico de Leiria.

Outside Politécnico de Leiria, José Gomes is specialist nurse in mental health and psychiatry. He joined the National Health Council as an Expert in 2020. He was researcher at the National Health Institute Dr Ricardo Jorge from 2008 until 2010.