Ana Patrícia Hilário
Ana Patrícia Hilário has recently been awarded a Junior Research Position at Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa (ICS-ULisboa) with the project 'Making visible the invisible: an exploration on family experiences and management of chronic pain in childhood', under the Scientific Employment Stimulus 2017 funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).
Previously, she held a post-doctoral position under the framework of the project TRANSRIGHTS: ‘Gender citizenship and sexual rights in Europe: Transgender lives in transnational perspective’ funded by the European Research Council (ERC) at ICS-ULisboa. She had been a guest lecturer at Instituto Piaget and at Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico de Santarém. She had also worked as a research assistant at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas and Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa.
She had organized several scientific national and international events and was published in international journals in the fields of gender, health, ageing and death (Journal of Gender Studies; Journal of Social Theory & Health; Health (London); Journal of Women & Aging; Journal of Aging Studies; Palliative & Supportive Care; Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care; Death Studies). She had also been a reviewer for leading journals in her field of expertise (Social Theory & Health; Health (London); Health and Social Care in the Community; Death Studies; Palliative Medicine; Interface: Comunicação, Saúde, Educação; Saúde e Sociedade).
She had been a board member of the European Research Network of Sociology of Health and Illness.
Ana Patrícia qualified with a PhD in Medical Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2015.
Her current main research interests focus on the Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Diagnosis, Sociology of Gender and Sociology of Childhood and Youth.