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José Carvalho

  • Medical Neuroscientist, Entrepreneur, Researcher, Therapist, Speaker / Teacher

  • Medical neuroscientist, teacher and therapist, specialized in medical neurosciences, neuroplasticity, metaplasticity

  • Brain stimulation, electrostimulation (EMS) and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapist

  • Researcher, medical neuroscientist and clinical therapist at HPB in the fields of ​​neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, genetic testing, inmmunology, covid-19 rehabilitation and neuroimaging

  • Coach and Mentor with experience in high performance people and teams, in the fields of health, sport, business, education and personal, with extensive experience at the international level.

  • Member WFMH - World Federation for Mental Health

  • Member BSLM - British Society of Lifestyle Medicine

  • Formation:

  • Specialization in Immunology - Novel Therapies for Chronic Inflammation, Autoimmunity and Allergy​ - Harvard Medical School , USA

  • Specialization in Genetics-Genetic Testing and Sequencing Technologies - Harvard Medical School, USA

  • Specialization in Rehabilitation of Patients with COVID-19 - WHO on Health Emergencies Programme, Switzerland

  • Specialization in Fundamental Neuroscience for Neuroimaging - Jonhs Hopkins University, USA

  • rTMS Course - Kandel, Brasil

  • Good Clinical Pratices License/Course-  NIDA, USA

  • Urgency and Emergency Course - Bwizer, Portugal

  • Specialization in Introduction to Clinical Neurology - University California San Francisco (UCSF), USA

  • Degree in Medical Neurosciences - Duke University, USA

  • Neuroscience and Education Course - Uníntese, Brasil

  • Certification Executive Coaching - Coaching Madrid, Espanha

  • Certification Sports Coaching - Coaching Madrid, Espanha

  • Post-graduation in High Competition Training Management - University of Liverpool, UK

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Ana Filipa Silva

  • University Lecturer, Researcher, Professor of Swimming and Fitness Instructor, Speaker

  • Lecturer in Learning and Motor Development, Exercise Prescription and Theory of Sports Training, Introduction to Scientific Research

  • Teacher and researcher in the field of Motor Development and Learning, Training of young people.

  • Fitness instructor (water aerobics, group classes and personalized training) and swimming.

  • Researcher at The Research Center in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD), Portugal.

  • Formation:

  • Degree in Physical Education and Sport, Instituto Universitário da Maia, ISMAI, Portugal

  • Master's Degree in Sport for Children and Youth, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, FADEUP, Portugal

  • PhD in Sport Science, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, FADEUP, Portugal

  • Certificate in Neurology and Sports Performance, Braça Innovation HUB

  • Level I Swimming Coach

  • Personal Trainer Course, CEFAD, Portugal

  • Fitness and Group Activities Course, CEFAD,  Portugal

  • Course of Aquatic Activities and Hydrogymnastics, CEFAD,  Portugal


Mohammad Nami

  • Physician, University Professor, Researcher, Speaker

  • Director of the Brain, Cognition and Behavior Unit at Dana Brain Health Institute and BrainHub Polyclinic UAE

  • Former Head of the Department of Neuroscience e Vice-Chancellor for Research and Technology Affairs, School of Advanced Medical Sciences and Technologies, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  • He has been a visiting professor at the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics and Brain Mapping Foundation, Los Angeles CA.

  • Associate Neuroscientist at Neuroscience Center, INDICASAT-AIP, Panama City, Republic of Panama

  • Advisory Board Member of the National Brain-Mapping Lab for Neuroscience

  • His main areas of research and clinical practice are medical/cognitive neuroscience, cognitive neuropsychology, sleep neuroscience, neurocognitive fitness, neurological aspects of sleep disorders and related interventions. Believes that mental health and sleep health awareness need to be co-promoted as one does not come without the other. As such, his career has been dedicated to helping people awaken to their true nature and infinite cerebral/cognitive and affective potentials to maintain better sleep and mental fitness.

  • Training:

  • Graduated from PGME, associate member of Harvard Medical School Alumni and member of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs

  • Doctor and Doctorate Medical / Cognitive Neuroscientist


João Rodrigues

  • Doctor of General practitioner, family health medicine


Guzel Bikbova

PhD in Medical Sciences



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Magda Roma

  • Clinical Nutritionist

  • Clinical nutritionist, since 2004.

  • Manager and trainer in workshops and courses on vegetarian cooking and health, since 2013.

  • Consultant in nutrition and menu planning - catering, childcare and ipss, since 2015.

  • Community awareness actions and lectures in municipalities and companies, since 2005.

  • Consultant in the development of new food products, since 2005.

  • Participation in national and international in-person and online congresses, since 2010.

  • Creator of the concept of providing health services in a pharmaceutical environment: FEM.MR (9 years old).

  • Director of quality control in the meat industry (4 years).

  • Auditor in HACCP - catering and industry (4 years).

  • Kitchen course teacher - SCML (2 years).

  • Research and Development Director - Grupo Persona (1 year).

  • Nutritionist in a hospital environment - Caxias Prison Hospital (9 months).

  • Nutritionist and HSE - CIS catering (8 months) - Mozambique.

  • Formation:

  • Graduated in Nutrition and Food Engineering, by the Higher Institute of Health Sciences Egas Moniz.

  • Post-graduation in Health and Aging, from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.

  • Specialization in Plant-based food, by Cornell University (USA).

  • Integration to post-graduation in Orthomolecular Nutrition in 2019, ongoing.

  • Integration in the specialization course in Functional Nutrition in 2020, ongoing.

  • Several professional courses in the most varied areas of intervention in the community.

  • Certified trainer.

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Mira Overkleeft

  • Lifestyle and Leadership Coach | Lecturer:

  • Life- & lifestyle coaching educations on different areas 

  • Positive Psychology 

  • Sport training, NL-actief

  • Believes in a holistic health approach

  • Approaches vitality from a personal leadership perspective

  • Work:

  • High school sport teacher

  • High school teacher lifestyle

  • Guest lecturer 'weekendschool'

  • Lecturer Nutrition, Lifestyle Coaching, child and nutrition 

  • > lifestyle programs for consumers

  • > lifestyle programs for companies 

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Carina Lobato Faria

  • Neuropsychologist

  • Supervisor in the development of clinical psychologists and tutor of intern psychologists.

  • Teacher trainer certified by the Scientific and Pedagogical Council for Continuing Education of Braga since 2010, teaching in the areas of Neuroeducation, Inclusive Education, Special Educational Needs, Universal Design for learning and Pedagogical Differentiation.

  • Scientific Consultant in several communication channels, author of the book "Intervention in Clinical Psychology": PACTOR, 2019.

  • Formation:

  • Clinical and Health Psychologist, Effective Member of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, with an Advanced Specialty degree, in Neuropsychology, Special Educational Needs and Psychotherapy.

  • Post-graduated in Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy and Neuropsychology. ~

  • Specialization in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

  • Master in Educational Sciences.

  • Post-graduation in Coordination and Management of Training and Specialization in Pedagogical Supervision.

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Sofia Aguiar

  • Neuropsychologist

  •  Neuropsychologist at the Neurology Service of Hospital Central do Funchal, SESARAM

  • Specialized and certified in Clinical and Health Psychology and in Neuropsychology, by the Portuguese Psychologists Order

  • Clinical and Health Psychologist “Europsy”, certified by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations

  • Personal development trainer

  • Professor in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology in specialization and postgraduate courses

  • Consultant in research projects in the field of psychology; responsible for research protocols in hospital care in the areas of neuropsychological assessment in Aging and Dementia and neuropsychological rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury

  • Formation:

  • Degree in Psychology from the University of Coimbra

  • Advanced Studies in Psychobiology with a degree of Research Sufficiency in Clinical Neuropsychology by the University of Salamanca

  • Specialization course in Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity (ongoing)

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Raquel Sofia Botelho

  • Psychologist

  • Formation:

  • Degree in psychology.

  • Postgraduate in Art Therapy and Art Psychotherapy.

  • Training in artistic expression.

  • Training in neurodevelopment.

  • Training in Psychological Assessment and Mental Health

  • Gender Equality Training

  • Crisis Intervention Training

  • Training in Sexology 

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Mariana Daniels 

  • Clinical Psychologist

  • Experience in addressing issues related to anxiety, depression, chronic pain, burnout, stress in a university context, and personal development.

  • Formation:

  • Degree in psychology.

  • Postgraduate in Art Therapy and Art Psychotherapy.

  • Training in artistic expression.

  • Training in neurodevelopment.

  • Training in Psychological Assessment and Mental Health

  • Gender Equality Training

  • Crisis Intervention Training

  • Training in Sexology 


Inês Ruivo

  • Clinical Nutritionist. Speaker.

  • Clinical nutritionist since 2007.

  • Author and co-author of several scientific articles in the areas of hospital malnutrition and oncological nutrition.

  • Speaker at international conferences.

  • Winner of the first prize in the "Cachexia and Oncological Weight Loss" category at the 15th National Oncology Congress.

  • Formation:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition Sciences at the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of the University of Porto – Portugal.

  • Postgraduate in Advanced Clinical Phytotherapy - Unibrasil and Advanced Health Education Center Kalluf Stocco – CKS, Curitiba, Brazil.

  • Ayurvedic Therapist – Yoga Brahma Vidyalaya School (Brazil) and Kerala Ayurveda Academy (India).

  • Master's degree in Oncology – specialization in clinical oncology – Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute of the University of Porto – Portugal, Portuguese Institute of Oncology – Porto, and Thomas Jefferson University – USA.

  • Course in Fundamentals of Functional Nutrition – Institute of Advanced Nutrition – Prof. Gabriel de Carvalho.

  • Course in Interpretation of Laboratory Tests – Institute of Advanced Nutrition – Prof. Gabriel de Carvalho.

  • Course in Functional Nutrition and Cancer – Functional Nutrition Center Valeria Paschoal.


Marta Teixeira

  • Clinical and Health Psychologist

  • Master's degree in Clinical and Health Psychology

  • Advanced Specialization in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology

  • Collaboration in data collection within the scope of hospital research, Pedro Hispano Hospital ULS, Matosinhos

  • Full member of the Portuguese Order of Psychologists

  • Formation:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, FPCEUP (Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto)

  • Master's degree in Clinical and Health Psychology, FPCEUP (Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Porto)

  • Advanced Specialization in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology, CRIAP Institute

  • Training in The Son-Rise Program, Autism Treatment Center of America

  • Professional Training in Neuropsychological Assessment with BANC, Hogrefe

  • Advanced Training in Assessment and Early Intervention in Autism, CRIAP Institute

  • Training in Computerized System-Mediated Neuropsychological Intervention Methods: COGWEB

  • Training in Neuropsychological Assessment of Adults and the Elderly, MDC Psychology and Training

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Fátima Monteiro

  • Specialist Doctor

  • Family Medicine

  • Formation:

  • Specialty in General Practice (Porto, Portugal)

  • Internship in Audiophonology (ENT) - Pellegrin Bordeaux Hospital (Bordeaux, France)

  • Otorhinolaryngology Internship - São João Hospital (Porto, Portugal)

  • General Internship in Medicine (Porto, Portugal)

  • Research in Microbiology - University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa)

  • Degree in Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

    MBSR - Mindfulness course

  • Training in Bioidentical Hormone Modulation

  • Postgraduate course in Hypnotherapy - Portuguese Hypnosis and Motivation Group

  • Clinical Hypnotherapy Course - London College of Clinical Hypnosis

  • Trainng in Homeopathy

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Cátia Miranda

Clinical Nutritionist (2100N) and Speaker

  • Clinical nutritionist since 2008

  • Creator of the Restart 4 R Method that helps people with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis to manage their thyroid health, in the Restart Thyroid Program.

  • Lecturer on the "Nutrition in Autoimmune Diseases" course and on the Thyroid Module of the "Nutrition in Chronic Diseases" course at the Nutrition Academy.

  • Speaker and trainer at various national training courses, workshops and congresses.

  • Organizer of the Integrative Functional Nutrition Congress, Thyroid Restart 360 and autoimmune diseases. 

  •  Author of the book "The Health of our Offspring", integrative functional nutrition in the first 1000 days. 

  • Co-author of the scientific article "Effects of Calorie Restriction on Health Span and Insulin Resistance: Classic Calorie Restriction Diet vs Ketosis-Inducing Diet", with Dr. Ana Paula Marum's Cemint team.

  • Award for best research study, in the thesis and final work of the Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition "Aubergine water in the modulation of lipid profile in elderly patients".

  • Certified Online Instructor.



  • Degree in Nutrition and Food Engineering and degree in Nutritional Sciences (Instituto Superior Egas Moniz - Portugal).

  • Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition (Instituto Superior Egas Moniz - Portugal).

  • Certification in Psychoneuroimmunology & Orthomolecular (Integral Health School - Portugal).

  • Specialization Course in Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (with Dr. Juliana Bica - Brazil).

  • Autoimmune Diseases Course - Dr. Luciano Bruno's Academy - Brazil.

  • Laboratory Test Interpretation Course - Advanced Nutrition Institute - Prof. Gabriel de Carvalho - Brazil.

  • Certified in Functional Clinical Nutrition (Nutriscience - Portugal and Dr. Gabriel de Carvalho's Advanced Functional Nutrition Institute - Brazil).

  • Certified in Nutricoaching, International Healthcoaching and Emotional Management.

  • She has attended several courses in different areas of clinical, integrative and functional nutrition, psychoneuroimmunology, such as: autoimmune disorders, thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal disorders: SIBO, SIFO, dysbiosis (intestinal modulation), sustainability, pregnancy optimization, infertility associated with thyroid imbalances, complementary feeding, genetics and epigenetics, among others.

Ana Silva
Mohammad Nami
João Rodrigues
Guzel Bikbova
Magda Roma
Mira Overkleeft
Carina Faria
Sofia Aguiar
Raquel Botelho
Invited speakers
Joganntha / Amir
Professor Jagannatha Rao
  • Director and Professor at the Institute for Scientific Research and Technology Services in the Republic of Panama

  • Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Biomedical Informatics, UTHSc, Houston

  • Invited researcher at the University of Siena, Italy (1987), University of Virginia, USA (1996-1998, 2000), Medical University of South Carolina, (2007)

Professor Amir Sharafkhane

Professor in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Medicine and Sleep Medicine Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, USA

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