José Carlos Pinto da Costa

José Carlos Pinto da Costa

Investigador: Cooperante
Grupo de Investigação
Nota Biográfica

José Carlos Pinto da Costa is a researcher at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA) in collaboration with the Center for Research in Anthropology / Center in Anthropology Research Network (CRIA) in the research group Governance, Policies and Livelihoods and Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar «Cultura, Espaço e Memória» (CITCEM). He had obtained his PhD in Anthropology from NOVA in 2011 and, in 2016, attended the Leadership in Precision Medicine and Digital Health course at NOVA Information Management School (IMS). In recent years, he has being focusing his research on studying the intersections formed by different discourses and practices on health systems innovation. By investigating these intersections, José Carlos Pinto da Costa seeks to critically analyze the tensions formed by the confrontation of the discourses of different actors and understand how the needs of users of health services are included in the definitive form of the new health ecosystems, bridging the approaches and methods of anthropology and science and technology studies. Since 2019, he has been an active member of the Science and Democracy Network led by Sheila Jasanoff, based at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, MA. At the moment, he coordinates a multidisciplinary research team in the Health Systems and Policies main group of NOVAsaúde that investigates the process of implementing digital health in Portugal. He was appointed as External Expert and Rapporteur in the COST OC-2021-1 Open Call evaluation process and as External Expert in the Open Call Collection OC-2022-1.