Diogo de Campos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor at the Medical School - University of Porto and a Consultant at the S. Joao Hospital in Porto, Portugal. He was the Director of the hospital’s labour ward in 2004-2008, and coordinated post-graduate studies in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2008-2011.
His main scientific areas of interest are intrapartum fetal monitoring and obstetric simulation. He is a co-inventor of the “Omniview-SisPorto®” program for computer analysis of fetal monitoring signals (Speculum, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006), and was the medical consultant for the development of the “Lucina®” obstetric simulator (CAE Healthcare, Montreal, Canada, 2014). He was the principal investigator for the FM-Alert randomised controlled trial evaluating computer analysis of the CTG in 5 UK hospitals, for a total of 8100 enrolments. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of Nemo Healthcare, Netherlands
He has published 79 papers in international Medline-indexed journals, edited 4 books, authored 57 book chapters, and has given 92 invited lectures at international scientific meetings. He was Editor-in-chief of the “Acta Obstetrica e Ginecologica Portuguesa” in 2006-2010 and Associate Editor of “ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology” in 2012-2014. He has chaired the scientific committee of the 1st and of the 2nd European Congress of Intrapartum Care - ECIC.
He is the Secretary-General of the “Federation of Portuguese Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology - FSPOG”, co-ordinates obstetric simulation for the “Portuguese College of Obstetrics and Gynecology”, and presided over the “National Commission for Reduction of Cesarean Section rates”, nominated by the Portuguese Ministery of Health, that led to a 10% decrease in overall national cesarean section rates between 2009 and 2014.
He is a Council Member of the “European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - EBCOG”, a member of its simulation working group, and is the OSCE lead for the European examination. He is in the Executive Board of the “European Association of Perinatal Medicine - EAPM” and is a member of its study group on intrapartum monitoring. Since 2010 he integrates the “Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health committee” at the “International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology - FIGO”, where he has co-ordinated the revision of the “FIGO guidelines on intrapartum fetal monitoring”.