Master and Doctorate in Medicine and Human Health

The Master and the Doctorate of Medicine and Human Health programs aim to prepare a multidisciplinary team for an integral approach to health with regard to their biopsychosocial aspects. It provides training for teaching, research, and care. The creation of the Master's degree and Doctorate in Medicine and Human Health culminated in 2005, with the obtaining of the Brazilian Ministry of Education and Culture’s (MEC) highest qualification.

Target audience: health professionals

- Critical Evaluation of Scientific Evidence in Human Health I, II and III
- Methodological Bases for the Preparation of Scientific Articles (optional)
- Teaching I
- Teaching II
- Clinical Research Methodology
- Quantitative Methods I
- Quantitative Methods II
- Guided Research I, II and III
- Retrovirology - HIV and AIDS (optional)
- Ethics and Bioethics
- Qualitative Methods in Health (optional)

Research areas:
a) Medical Clinic:
Obesity, Atherothrombosis, Diffuse Connective Tissue Diseases and Associated Comorbidities, Kidney Diseases, Urinary Disorders and Associated Comorbidities , Pathologies Associated with Cystic Fibrosis and Falcemia, Treatment of High Blood Pressure and Diagnostic Methods of Cardiovascular Diseases, Immunoregulation in Intracellular Microorganism Infections, Women´s Health.

Prof.ª Ana Marice Ladeia
Prof.ª Constança Margarida Sampaio Cruz
Prof. Dr. Gilson Soares Feitosa Filho
Prof. Dr. Luis Cláudio Lemos Correia
Prof.ª Dra. Maria de Lourdes Lima de Souza e Silva
Prof. Dr. Mário Seixas Rocha
Prof.ª Dra. Milena Bastos Brito
Prof. Dr. Mittermayer Barreto Santiago
Prof.ª Dra. Patrícia Virgínia Silva Lôrdelo Garboggini
Prof. Dr. Ubirajara de Oliveira Barroso Júnior

b) Human Virology: Epidemiology of the Hepatitis C Virus, Co-infection with HIV and HTLV and Associated Diseases, Epidemiology and Prophylaxis of HTLV and HIV and Associated Diseases.

Prof. Dr. Bernardo Galvão Castro-Filho
Prof. Dr. Ney Cristian Amaral Boa Sorte
Prof.ª Dra. Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Prof. Dr. Marcos Antônio Almeida Matos

c) Neurosciences: Clinical and Epidemiologic Issues Associated with Pain; Epidemiology and Clinical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Issues of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases.

Prof. Dr. Marcos Antônio Almeida Matos
Prof.ª Dra. Kátia Nunes Sá
Prof.ª Milena Pondé


Master of Health Technologies

The Masters of Health Technology program aims to give students a solid technical and scientific education, and the capacity to work successfully in an interdisciplinary setting in various fields of research, development and technological innovation related to the human health area. Through their research, students will evaluate, develop and improve clinical and laboratory processes, products, and health technology services that are useful as substitutes or helpers in the repair of organ failure for human systems and tissues.

Thus, the program aims to build scientific and technological knowledge accessible to many professionals from different areas, and to foster the attainment of processes, protocols, methodologies, practices, resources, products and services aimed at improving the quality of life of people who use health technology.

Target audience: Health professionals and related areas


Research InternshipSpecial Topics in Health Technologies I
Research Methodology ISpecial Topics in Health Technologies II
Research Methodology IISpecial Topics in Health Technologies III
Quantitative Methods IDissertation
Quantitative Methods IIProduct or Article Development I, II and III
Seminars in Health Technologies (Formerly: research in health technologies)Intellectual Production
Guided Research IField Research
Guided Research IISupervised Research I and II
Guided Research IIIGuided Data Analysis (optional)
Projects and Innovation in Health IScientific Writing Workshop (optional)
Projects and Innovation in Health IICausality Research and Methods Development (optional)
Advanced Topics in Clinical EvaluationAdvanced Topics in Health Innovation (optional)

Research areas:
a) Technology Development In Health
- Development and improvement of health products, processes and technologies.
- Creation and application of new models of clinical and experimental evaluation tests (studies of diagnostic tests and/or the approval of tools for diagnosis and treatment, and for processes, products and services).

b) Evaluation Of Health Technologies
- Testing and evaluation of the performance of processes, services and technology products.
- Clinical and social consequences of their use.

c) Biointeraction Of Organic Systems With Technology
Biological changes produced in the human body, resulting from processes, products and health technologies.

Prof. Dr. Handerson Jorge Dourado Leite
Prof. Dr. Luis Cláudio Lemos Correia
Prof. Dr. Luiz Erlon Araújo Rodrigues
Prof. Dr. Marcos Antônio Almeida Matos
Prof. Dr. Maurício Andrade Barreto
Prof. Dr. Mittermayer Barreto Santiago
Prof.ª Dra. Alina Coutinho Rodrigues Feitosa
Prof.ª Dra. Elen Beatriz Carneiro Pinto
Prof.ª Dra. Josiane Dantas Viana Barbosa
Prof.ª Dra. Kátia Nunes Sá
Prof.ª Dra. Marilda Castelar
Prof.ª Dra. Marta Silva Menezes
Prof.ª Dra. Martha Moreira Cavalcante Castro
Prof.ª Dra. Milena Bastos Brito
Prof.ª Dra. Patrícia Virgínia Silva Lôrdelo Garboggini
Prof.ª Dra. Tânia Christiane Ferreira Bispo
Prof. Dr. Ubirajara de Oliveira Barroso Júnior
Prof. Dr. Valter Estevão Beal

Master of Psychology and Health Interventions

This program qualifies professionals in the area of Psychology and other areas of study for an advanced and transforming occupational practice, through applied researches, with the following objectives:  

Specific objectives:
- Expand the methodological- theoretical repertoire for a clinical practice in health contexts; 
- Develop critical thinking and autonomy in the development of research that is applied in the contexts of practice in health; 
-  Promote the education of independent researchers, with broad knowledge on different processes of clinical work and its potential of scientific production; 
- Foster the articulation of professionals and companies with complementary vocation for the development of technological solutions for healthcare. 

Target audience: Psychologists and others health professionals.


  • Healthcare: practices of humanization, welcoming and interprofessionalism.
  • Dialogues in Research I, II e III
  • Methods of Research and Intervention in Psychology and Health I and II.
  • Public Policies and Psychosocial Processes in Health.
  • Practices and Techniques of Communication in Psychology and Health.
  • Psychology and Health
  • Special Topics in Expanded Clinic I and II
  • Special Topics in Hospital Context I and II


Workshop on Scientific Articles 
Qualitative Research 1
Qualitative Research 2   
Integrated Psychopathology

Research areas:
a) Practices of Health and Intervention Processes in Expanded Clinic

Dra. Ana Verena Galvão Figueiredo
Dra. Anna Amélia de Faria
Dra. Isabella Regina Gomes de Queiroz
Dra. Lêda Lessa Andrade Filha
Dra. Marilda Castelar
Dra. Milena Pereira Pondé
Dra. Milena Silva Lisboa

b) Psychology and Interventions in Hospitals

Dra. Martha Moreira Cavalcante Castro
Dra. Maria Constança Velloso Cajado
Dra. Mônica Ramos Daltro
Dra. Suzane Bandeira de Magalhães