Leonor holds a double PhD degree in Health/Management Economics from Faculdade de Medicina Universidade de Lisboa PT and CNAM-Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers FR, a MSc degree in Statistics and Information Management from NOVA IMS Information Management School PT and a BSc degree in Economics from the NOVA School of Business and Economics PT. She is invited Professor and researcher at Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, (Institute of Preventive Medicine & Public Health and ISAMB-Institute of Environmental Health), since 2004, also cooperating with NOVA IMS at post-graduate level (2002-2006 and since 2017). She is a founding partner of DataScience Cons. since 2000.
Her areas of research focus multivariate statistics and data analysis, health economics, health impact assessment, environmental and preventive medicine.
Her international experience includes being: WHO Temporary Adviser at the High-level Meeting ‘Health in Times if Global Economic Crisis: Implications for the WHO European Region' (2009); Adviser of the High Commissioner for Health regarding the evaluation of the National Health Plan (2011); WHO Country Expert for "Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe" study (2012-2015); focal point at the Faculty of Medicine of ULisboa of CuteHeart Project (Comparative use of technologies for coronary heart disease), an international partnership between the Harvard Medical School and the Faculties of Medicine from ULisboa and the University of Porto in Portugal (2014-2016); Advisor for Mental Wellbeing Impact Assessment regarding the Healthy Employment Project, an international partnership including Portugal, Norway and Iceland, for the promotion of mental health and wellbeing of the unemployed active population and the professionals that give them support.