João Luís Alves Apóstolo. Aggregation degree in Nursing Sciences (2017), PhD in Nursing Sciences (2008), Postdoctoral program in Nursing Sciences (2013), master’s degree in addictions and psychosocial pathologies (2000), postgraduate study in health service administration (2000), degree in nursing (1998) with a specialization in mental health and psychiatric nursing (1997). From 1989 to 2000, he worked as a general and specialized nurse at the Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre (CHUC). He is a Full Professor at the Nursing School of Coimbra in the areas of research methodologies, evidence-based health care, and psychogeriatrics. He is a researcher at the Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA:E).