Master and Doctorate in Medicine and Human Health

The Master and the Doctorate of Medicine and Human Health programs aim to prepare the 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 highest qualification of the Brazilian Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC).

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 Health.

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

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. doctor Bernardo Galvão Castro-Filho
Prof. Dr. Ney Cristian Amaral Good Luck
Prof. Dr. Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Prof. Dr. Marcos Antonio 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 Antonio Almeida Matos
Prof. Dr. Kátia Nunes Sá
Prof. Milena Pondé


Master of Health Technologies

The Masters of Health Technology program aims to give students a solid technical and scientific education, and the ability 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, practices, 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 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 evaluating 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. doctor Handerson Jorge Dourado Leite
Prof. Dr. Luis Claudio Lemos Correia
Prof. Dr. Luiz Erlon Araujo Rodrigues
Prof. Dr. Marcos Antonio Almeida Matos
Prof. doctor Mauricio Andrade Barreto
Prof. doctor Mittermayer Barreto Santiago
Prof. Dr. Alina Coutinho Rodrigues Feitosa
Prof. Dr. Elen Beatriz Carneiro Pinto
Prof. Dr. Josiane Dantas Viana Barbosa
Prof. Dr. Kátia Nunes Sá
Prof. Dr. Marilda Castelar
Prof. Dr. Marta Silva Menezes
Prof. Dr. Martha Moreira Cavalcante Castro
Prof. Dr. Milena Bastos Brito
Prof. Dr. Patrícia Virgínia Silva Lôrdelo Garboggini
Prof. Dr. Tânia Christiane Ferreira Bishop
Prof. doctor Ubirajara de Oliveira Barroso Junior
Prof. doctor 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 a vocation for the development of technological solutions for healthcare. 

Target audience: Psychologists and other health professionals.


  • Healthcare: practices of humanization, welcoming and interprofessionalism.
  • Dialogues in Research I, II and 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

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

b) Psychology and Interventions in Hospitals

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