Eulalia Semedo is a ESRS Somnology Expert

Eulalia Semedo, pulmonologist at the Hospital da Santiago and the Hospital da Luz - Amadora Clinical Center, obtained her certification as a Somnology Expert from the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), after passing an examination in sleep medicine this year. Only professionals with extensive experience in research and sleep medicine can take this exam.

In 2015, 64 specialists were certified from 20 countries; of these, eight work in Portugal.

The European Sleep Research Society is a European platform that covers national societies from all European countries, including the Portuguese Sleep Association (APS). Currently, the ESRS is seeking to standardize European sleep study laboratories as well as sleep medicine training in Europe, and is preparing various initiatives to achieve this goal.