Young Leaders for Health e.V.
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Hernâni Zão

Doctoral student digital media, oncology, communication sciences, biology

Hernâni Zão Oliveira holds two bachelor degrees in Biology and Communication Sciences and a master's degree in Oncology from Porto University. He is currently co-coordinating the first Portuguese Creative Laboratory for Health Literacy under his PhD in Digital Media, a program in partnership with the University of Texas, at Austin. At the beginning of 2018, Oliveira was selected to join the innovation fellows program promoted by the European consortium EIT Health. Hernâni is also the founder of BRIGHT DIGITAL, a start-up oriented to the development of technology to increase therapeutic adherence. His projects in the field of Breast cancer and Pediatric Oncology were awarded with the Diogo Vasconcelos Social Entrepreneurship Prize, the Santander Bank RedEmprendia Innovation Prize and the 2017 Astellas Oncology C3 Prize.