Miguel Xavier

Professor Miguel Xavier is Full Professor of Psychiatry and the current President of the Scientific Board at NMS|FCM-UNL. He holds a position of Senior Consultant at the Hospital São Francisco Xavier, in Lisbon, with a long track-record of collaboration with Primary Care.

He has been involved in collaboration with WHO, namely for the areas of mental health services evaluation and implementation of policies.

Besides his academic work, he is the Diretor of the National Program for Mental Health, a task-force from the General Directorate of Health, responsible for implementing the National Mental Health Plan in Portugal.