Pedro Póvoa

Department of Medicine III, Medical Intensive Care Unit;São Francisco Xavier Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Portugal

Pedro Póvoa is currently the Director of the Polyvalent Intensive Care Unit of São Francisco Hospital, CHLO, Lisbon, Portugal and is a Professor of medicine at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. He earned his Medical degree and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the Santa Maria Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He completed his critical training at the Intensive Care Unit of Garcia de Orta Hospital, Almada, Portugal. His main area of research is infection and sepsis, namely, the role of biomarkers and adjunctive therapy with steroids. He has published 40 referred papers and reviews.

Biography Updated on 1 December 2011

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