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Gabriele Carlomagno Vilanova

PhD student 

Research interests

  • Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care
  • Healthcare


Gabriele is a nurse from Brazil with a clinical practice background in maternity care, holding a BSc and an MSc in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from the Federal University of São Paulo. She completed postgraduate qualifications in obstetric nursing, patient safety and quality of care and occupational health nursing. 

She has worked in public and private hospitals in Brazil since 2009 and is currently Ion doctoral study leave from the Federal University of Paraná.

Gabriele began her PhD in 2018, having secured a competitive International PhD Fellowship.

Gabriele's research interests are Interprofessional Practice, Women´s Health and Patient Safety. Her interest in Interprofessional Education led her to become a member of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) in 2016 and co-opted to the International Student Committee.

Her research proposal centres on investigating interprofessional quality and safety teams in maternity services in Brazil through an ethnographic approach.