DVM, PhD - Lisbon (Portugal).
Constança Pomba is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Hospital School of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon (FMV-U Lisboa), Portugal. She graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991, obtaining a master’s degree in 1994 and her PhD in 2002 at the same University.
She is currently Technical Director of the Veterinary Blood Bank and Head of the Laboratory of Antibiotic and Biocide Resistance of FMV-U Lisboa. She is also a Member of the Scientific Advisory Group on Antimicrobials of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) and Vice-chair of the EMA Antimicrobial Working Party (AWP/CVMP), formerly known as SAGAM. She is a founding member of the Special Interest Group Medical Felina (GIEFEL) and Special Interest Group of Internal Medicine (GIEMINT) of the Portuguese Association of Veterinary Medical Specialists in Animal Company (APMVEAC ). She is also a member of the European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ESVIM) and the European Society of Veterinary Nephrology and Urology (ESVNU).
She is the author of several publications and national and international communications on these issues, and is editor of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Her research interests include internal medicine, antimicrobial resistance and therapy and bacterial pathogenesis.