Miguel Oliveira da Silva, MD
FMUL - Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa
Miguel Oliveira da Silva is Full Teacher of Medical Ethics in Lisbon Faculty of Medicine.
He was the first elected President of the Portuguese Bioethical Council (2009-2015) and was vice-President elected at the Bioethical Department of Council of Europe (2018-2019). He has written several papers, chapters and books about bioethical issues, the latest two being Who is against Medicine? (Leya, Caminho, 2019) and Euthanasia in Portugal – who is afraid of the referendum? (Leya, Caminho, 2020).
As an obstetrician-gynaecologist, he works at Hospital de Santa Maria (Lisbon) and he was the european coordinator of three public projects about Sexual and Reproductive health in European Union (2003-2011).