Prof. Dr. Matilde Monteiro-Soares

Podiatrist / Assistant teacher / Researcher

Coordinator of Podiatry course @ Portuguese Red Cross School of Health – Lisbon

Assistant Teacher at MEDCIDS –  Departamento de Medicina da Comunidade Informação e Decisão em Saúde and 

Researcher at Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Faculty of Medicine Oporto University, Porto, Portugal


Matilde Monteiro-Soares is a podiatrist from the North of Portugal. She has dedicated her professional and academic experience mainly to diabetic foot prevention, diagnostic and treatment. She has gathered clinical experience in a high risk setting Diabetic Foot Clinic with a multidisciplinary team and started to investigate, develop and improve the classification of subjects with diabetes by their risk of foot complications.

Her MSc and PhD degrees focused on Clinical and Health Services Research and diabetic foot complications’ prediction and prevention. Since 2011, she collaborates with the MEDCIDS department, in Oporto University, lecturing in pre- and post-graduate courses mainly about evidence-based healthcare, diagnostic and prognostic studies, evidence synthesis and health technology assessment. Since 2019, she is an Invited Assistant teacher there.

She is a Research integrated member at Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Oporto Faculty of Medicine. She belongs to the EvidenS&HTA Research Group, Thematic Line 3 – Health Data and Decision Sciences & Information Technologies.

Since 2019, she started to teach as external collaborator in the Podiatry licentiate degree at Portuguese Red Cross Health School in Lisbon and since 2021 she is the coordinator of that course.

She is also a Member of the Portuguese Diabetic Foot Study Group (GEPED), Portuguese Research and Development of Podiatry Society (SPIDP), Portuguese Wound Treatment Association (APTF) – Diabetic Foot Group, and ‘Prevention of the First Ulcer’ Group from the Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG).


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