Josefa DomingosMSc, PhD
Josefa Maria Malta Domingos is a Physiotherapist specializing in Parkinson disease with over 13 years of working exclusively with Parkinson disease and atypical parkinsonism. She is currently a researcher at Radboud University Centre in Nijmegen (Netherlands) doing her PhD on ‘Practicalities of Community-based exercise programs in Parkinson disease” under the supervision of Professor Dr. Bastiaan Bloem & Joaquim Ferreira.
She implemented PD-specialized Health Services in Portugal in 2005 and founded 6 national physical therapy PD specialized services throughout the Parkinson Association branches all over the country. In 2011 she won the American Club Award 2011 with the project: Improving the quality of Allied Health Care in Parkinson Disease (PD) in Portugal.