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Ricardo Dinis-Oliveira PhD, European PhD, DSc

Ricardo J. Dinis-Oliveira PhD, European PhD, DSc

Full Professor of Clinical and Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Expert, Director of 1H-TOXRUN – One Health and Toxicology Research Unit, University Institute of Health Sciences – CESPU & Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

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. He is a member of the Editorial Board and Ambassador of several International Scientific Journals. He is the author of more than 200 articles published (representing more than 5000 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 Full Professor at the University Institute of Health Sciences and of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto. He is Director of the Research Unit 1H-TOXRUN – One Health Toxicology Research Unit of IUCS and integrated researcher of UCIBIO-REQUIMTE - Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit/ Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry, Clean Technologies, and Processes. In 2021 and 2022 he integrated the World’s Top 2% Scientist’s list, which ranks the most highly cited scientists. He is currently President of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF). He is a Scientific Consultant for Avextra Pharma GmbH and Albert Labs. According to SCOPUS, his current h index is 36.


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Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Lead Poisoning: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment