Rita Travassos



Degree in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (1998-2004).

Speciality in Dermato-venereology, internship at the Dermatology University Clinic at “Hospital de Santa Maria” (2008-2013).

2011 – Internship in Cutaneous Allergology at The Contact Allergy Unit, University Hospital, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven.

2012 – Internship in Dermatological Surgery, Lasertherapy and Surgery of Mohs, at The Dermatology Unit, “Hospital Ramon y Cajal”, Madrid.

2013- Dermatology Hospital Assistant at “Santa Maria” Hospital, Coordinator of the Chronic Hives (urticaria) consultation, Coordinator of the Atopic Dermatitis consultation, Dermatological Surgery, Geno-dermatoses and General Dermatology.

2013-Dermatologist at “CUF Descobertas” Hospital, General Dermatology, Cutaneous Allergy (Contact Dermites), Aesthetic Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery.

2015-Assistant at the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon, in the Dermatology.

Post-graduate training, training of doctors and other health professionals, and of interns of the Dermatology Specialty.

Since 2009, collaboration as a trainer at the Portuguese Catholic University in postgraduate and master’s courses.



Member of the Board of Directors of the College of Dermatology Specialty, Venereology of the Order of Physicians since November 2017, of “SPDV”(Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology), of “EADV” (European Society of Dermatology and Venereology), of “ESCD” (European Society of Contact Dermatitis), of “GPEDC” (Portuguese Group of Contact Dermites Studies) and of “GPEU” (Portuguese Group of Urticaria Studies). Portuguese representative of the ESCD Council, since 2017


2013-2014: Joined the editorial board of The Residents’ Corner of the European Journal of Dermatology

2015-Editor Associate of the Journal of the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology

More than 55 oral presentations at scientific congresses/meetings and 57 posters.

Author of 66 published scientific articles, 40 of which in indexed international journals, first author of 27 of these publications, 16 of which in indexed international journals.