RICARDO JORGE DINIS-OLIVEIRA, PhD, European PhD, DSc, is a Toxicologist and Forensic Sciences Expert. He develops its scientific and academic activity in the areas of Toxicology and Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances, Pesticides and Medicines, in their preclinical, clinical, and forensic aspects, and in Forensic Medicine, namely the development of mathematical models to calculate the postmortem interval, known as the Holy Grail of Forensic Sciences. He has been supervising several Integrated Master's dissertations, Master's dissertations, and PhD theses. He is a member of the Editorial Board and Ambassador of several International Scientific Journals. He is the author of more than 190 articles published (representing more than 4700 citations) in international indexed journals, with peer review, and author of about 36 book chapters, 4 books and 4 national and 3 international patents. He is the author of Guidelines in Forensic Sciences for Clinical and Forensic Toxicological samples collection, with an international scope and has received recognition for his Pedagogical Excellence in Higher Education that resulted in international scientific publications. Regularly presents Oral Communications / Conferences and in the form of Posters in Scientific Meetings, which globally number around 250 and organizes, on a regular basis, several scientific events, namely congresses, conference circles, lectures, workshops or seminars. He coordinated the Self-Assessment Commissions for various accreditation processes of "new" or "in operation" Cycle of Studies by the Higher Education Accreditation Agency (A3ES) and has been an A3ES expert since 2019. He is an Full Professor with Habilitation (Aggregation) in Forensic Sciences at the University Institute of Health Sciences and Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. He is the Director of the Research Unit TOXRUN - Toxicology Research Unit of IUCS and integrated researcher of UCIBIO-REQUIMTE - Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit/ Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry, Clean Technologies, and Processes. He is currently the Director of the Department of Sciences, Coordinator of the 1st Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences, Coordinator of the 1st Cycle of Studies in Biomedical Sciences and was Coordinator (and currently co-coordinator) of the 2nd Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences of IUCS until 2021. He is a member of several Academic Management Bodies, namely the Pedagogical, Scientific and Management Councils of IUCS, member of the Installing Committee for the accreditation process of the IUCS Integrated Master in Medicine and member of the Monitoring Committee of the 2nd and 3rd Cycles of Studies in Forensic Sciences of the University of Porto and 2nd Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences and 3rd Cycle of Studies in Biomedical Sciences and Toxicology of IUCS. He holds the Young Scientist Award in Forensic Toxicology awarded by the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists and has received the Medal of Merit in Sciences, awarded by the City Council of Santo Tirso, and the Young Forensic Scientist Award 2016 from the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (Prof. Doutor Duarte Nuno Vieira Award). In 2021 and 2022 he integrated the World's Top 2% Scientist's list, which ranks the most highly cited scientists. He is the founder and current President of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF). He is the Director of Medical Writing at MTG Research and Development Lab and he is the Scientific Consultant of Albert Labs Advisory Board. According to SCOPUS, his current h index is 34.

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Ricardo Jorge Dinis Oliveira

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  • Dinis-Oliveira, Ricardo Jorge

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  • ricardo.dinis@iucs.cespu.pt (Profissional)
  • ricardinis@med.up.pt (Profissional)


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  • UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, 4050-313, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Profissional)
  • Department of Public Health and Forensic Sciences, and Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200-319, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Profissional)
  • TOXRUN - Unidade de Investigação em Toxicologia, Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde, 4585-116, Gandra, Paredes, Portugal (Profissional)


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  • Ciências Médicas e da Saúde - Ciências da Saúde