DIOGO AYRES-DE-CAMPOS, MD, PhD
is currently Associate Professor at the Medical School – University of Lisbon
, Portugal, and Chair of the Obstetrics Department
at the Santa Maria University Hospital, Lisbon.
His main scientific areas of interest are intrapartum fetal monitoring
and obstetric simulation. He is a co-inventor of the “Omniview-SisPorto®” program
for computer analysis of fetal monitoring signals (Speculum, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006), the clinical record database Obscare
(Virtualcare, Porto, Portugal), and was the medical consultant for the development of the “Lucina®” obstetric simulator
(CAE Healthcare, Montreal, Canada, 2014).
He has published 122 papers in international Medline-indexed journals
, edited 4 books
, authored 17 international book chapters
, written 1 international book
, and has given 181 invited lectures at international scientific meetings
He is the President-Elect of the “European Association of Perinatal Medicine – EAPM”
, a Council Member of the “European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology – EBCOG”
, and co-ordinator of EBCOG Part 2 Exam – Evaluation of clinical skills. From 2010-2018 he integrated the “Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health committee” at the “International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology – FIGO”
, where he co-ordinated the 2015 revision of the “FIGO guidelines on intrapartum fetal monitoring”
. He participated in the World Health Organisation
consensus panels for “Recommendations on antenatal care” and “Intrapartum care and reduction of unnecessary caesarean section” in 2016.