Ricardo Dinis-Oliveira

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 Doctoral theses. He is a member of the Editorial Board and Ambassador of several International Scientific Journals. He is the author of more than 160 articles published (representing more than 4700 citations) in international journals, indexed by peer review, and author of about 35 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 sample collection, with an international scope and has received recognition for his Pedagogical Excellence in Higher Education that resulted in international scientific publications. He is Editor of several International Scientific Journals. He is an Associate Professor with Aggregation at University Institute of Health Sciences and of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto. He is an Integrated Researcher of the UCIBIO-REQUIMTE - Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit/ Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry, Clean Technologies, and Processes and of the IINFACTS - Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences and Technologies. He is the founder and current President of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF) and was Vice-president of the Portuguese Society for the Study of Abuse and Neglect (SPECAN). According to SCOPUS, his current h index is 28.


Research Unit Coordinator; Member of Coordinating Committee; PhD Member