Professor Luís Madeira de Carvalho

Professor Luís Madeira de Carvalho


ESCCAP Finance Director, ESCCAP Member Portugal

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Health, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Luís Manuel Madeira de Carvalho graduated in 1987 in Veterinary Medicine in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon (FVM/TUL), Portugal. He was selected as a Training Assistant of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases of the FVM/TUL in 1987, then Assistant Lecturer in 1991 and Assistant Professor in 2002, after completing a PhD on Horse Strongyles. Nowadays he is a full professor at the Animal Health Department, FVM/TUL, teaching general parasitology, helminthology, parasitic diseases and wildlife diseases. He has been a researcher of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Animal Health (CIISA/FVM/TUL) since 1992 and has produced research on companion animal parasites and parasitic diseases, small animal parasitic zoonosis, horse parasites, ruminant gastrointestinal parasites and wildlife diseases.

Luís was in small animal practice at the Hospital of the FVM/TUL from 1987 until 1999 and has performed routine analyses at the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases since 1987. He is a founding member and belongs to the Board of the Portuguese Society of Parasitology (since 1991) and a founding member and President of the General Assembly of the National Observatorium on Leishmaniosis (since 2008). Luis is Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Hydatid Disease (since 2010) and a Member of the Portuguese College of Veterinary Surgeons (since 1993).