Teresa Portela, PhD
Head of Regional Crisis Situation Center and Medical Science Liaison Community, Fresenius Medical Care Europe/Middle East/Africa

Teresa Portela has broad healthcare experience acquired from her various positions within Fresenius Medical Care. Prior to joining Fresenius in 2008, she worked in the field of laboratory diagnostics for Siemens Healthcare for the North America region. In her current role, she helps individuals with kidney disease receive optimized care, diagnosis, and treatment in line with highest code of conduct standards. Her knowledge of the market’s healthcare structure and medical regulations, combined with experience gained from her Crisis Response Team work in 2017-2021, has helped her support countries’ structures to mitigate pandemic-related strategies and reshape them into new ways of engaging with healthcare providers across EMEA and globally. Teresa received her PhD in biochemistry and biotechnology from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn, Germany.


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