Carla Torre graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PharmD), holds a post-graduate Diploma (PgD) in Pharmacy and Medicinal Products Law and a master’s degree (MSc) in Epidemiology. In 2018, she completed her PhD in Pharmacy, specialization in Pharmacoepidemiology at the Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, where she is currently Invited Assistant Professor.
In 2020, Carla Torre concluded the Postgraduate Professional Development Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Over the years she completed several specialization and training courses in design, conducting, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials from the in-depth perspective of both (Pharmaco)epidemiology, Pharmacovigilance and Statistics.
In the Health Regulatory area, Carla Torre is an Epidemiology/Pharmacoepidemiology Assessor for the Medicines Evaluation Committee (CAM) at Infarmed (National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, I.P) and also an expert in Pharmacoepidemiology for the Pharmacovigilance Unit of Lisboa and Setúbal/Santarém. In 2021, she was elected as co-opted member of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, European Medicines Agency.
Carla Torre has more than 12 years of solid and hands-on experience in (Pharmaco)epidemiology arena, including all steps of conducting drug research studies and interpretating data in different environments and across various therapeutic areas. She has authored/co-authored 17 full articles in peer review journals, 5 book chapters/reports and presented over 70 scientific congress communications (over 20 as oral communications and invited speaker, and others as poster).