Joana Sousa Ribeiro
Joana Sousa Ribeiro is a researcher at Centre for Social Studies and a PhD student at the School of Economics, University of Coimbra. Her PhD thesis is about the de-skilling and re-skilling process of migrants in the healthcare sector. Her main research interests include socio-professional mobility and migration, longitudinal studies, intercultural studies and citizenship. She published in 2014, with several authors,"Health Professionals moving to and out of Portugal: a typical case?", Health Policy, Volume 114, Issues 2-3, 97-108; in 2013, "Migração de Profissionais de Saúde - desperdício ou reconhecimento de qualificações?" in Maria Emília Araújo, M. Fontes, S. Bento (org.), Para um debate sobre Mobilidade e Fuga de Cérebros. Braga, Universidade do Minho: Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade and in 2008,"Migration and 'occupational integration': foreign health professionals in Portugal", in Saks, M. and Kuhlmann, E. (ed.), Rethinking professional governance: International directions in health care. Bristol: The Policy Press. With other two colleagues, she coordinates an IMISCOE research network group - YAMEC Network - that focuses on issues of mobility of young adults and the economic crisis.