Occupational Therapist

João was born in 1978 in Cascais. He´s a Surfing Coach and an Occupational Therapist in the Paediatric Hospital of Coimbra (Portugal). Also, he is the Director of Health/Social Inclusion Core of the NGO SOS Save the Surf (Portugal) and the Technical consultant for team training in Portuguese Association of Adapted Surfing. He´s also a visiting professor of Occupational Therapy degree in the Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (IPL), and Escola Superior de Saúde Vale do Ave (CESPU), teaching classes about occupational therapy using surfing. Nowadays I'm doing a PhD of International Health by the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT), with project related with the "Social and Community Development through Surfing."

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