Ana Patrícia Hilário
Ana Patrícia Hilário is a Research Fellow at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, under the Scientific Employment Stimulus Program (4th Edition) of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT, I.P) with the project "SHADOWS: A sociological study of the caring roles and responsibilities of siblings of children with cancer in Portugal (2021.02982.CEECIND/CP1696/CT0003). In this project, she aims to understand the caring roles and responsibilities assumed by siblings of children with cancer within the family.
Previously, at ICS-ULisboa, she developed the project 'Making the invisible visible: understanding family experiences and the management of chronic pain in childhood', funded by FCT under the 1st edition of the Scientific Employment Stimulus Program (CEECIND/03970/2017).
She is one of the national coordinators of the project "VAX.TRUST - Addressing vaccine hesitancy in Europe" funded by the European Commission (Grant Agreement No. 965280). The project has the collaboration of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) in Portugal and is also being carried out in Belgium, Italy, Finland, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and Poland, with the aim of developing recommendations from the point of view of vaccine hesitancy, both at national and European level. More information is available here: https://vax-trust.eu/
She was a post-doctoral fellow on 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 was a guest lecturer at the Piaget Institute and at the Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém. She was also 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 has published her research work in several journals indexed in Scopus and WoS. In 2021, she won three ERICS scientific awards for her publications. She is a reviewer for several national and international scientific journals. She has participated in academic juries and evaluation panels. She has participated in the organization of various national and international scientific events.
She was co-coordinator of the Sociology of Health and Illness section of the European Sociological Association.
Ana Patrícia Hilário received her PhD in Sociology of Health and Illness from Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2015.