Maria Filomena Mendes Gaspar is currently the President of Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Lisboa ESEL – (Lisbon School of Nursing).
Full Coordinator Professor with public discussion in Nursing Administration.
She is a nurse educator since 1987.
Graduted in nursing (1980) with a specialization in Medical-Surgical Nursing in 1991
She has a Master (1996) and doctoral degree (PhD-2006) in Social and Organizational Psychology – Organizational Behaviour
Graduated in Health and Hospital Administration (2014)
Member of the Scientific Committee of Nursing Doctoral Program since 2007 at the University of Lisbon, and also former coordinator of the Master Degree in Nursing Management at ESEL.
Scholar member of the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS) since 2008
Member of the Portuguese Ethical commit for Clinical Trial Research 2011 – 2014
Member of the National Committee for Quality in Health since 2013
Vice President of European Federation of Nurse Educators (FINE)-2014-2018
President of General Assembly of Academic and Clinical Center Association of Medicine of Lisbon. (AD- CAML) since 2016.
Main research and teaching areas: Nursing Leadership; Quality of Care; Nursing and Health Politics and Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB).
She has graduated several master and doctoral nurses, and act as member of jury for public discussion of doctoral and master thesis at several universities (national and internationally).
Team member of the European projects RELATE and Nurse –Lead.