Helena Sá, with a PhD in nephrology, is nephrologist assistant at Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra (CHUC) since 1996 and invited immunology professor since January 2008 at Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (FMUC).
In 2006 became nephrologist responsible for the peritoneal dialysis program at Nephrology Department at CHUC. Since 2008, she is President of National Commission on dialysis surveillance of Portuguese Health Ministry. Currently is also scientific coordinator of the doctoral program in Health Sciences of FMUC, Immunology core. She submitted 92 theoretical issues in scientific meetings, 37 Original works in National Conferences as 1st author and 50 as co-author; 14 Original works in International meetings. She has 29 original papers and reviews published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. She is also member of the Editorial Board of the Portuguese Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension Magazine.
Her profile shows she have excellent capabilities for the development of the project, as leadership and perseverance.