Nuno Azevedo finished his MD training in 2009 in the University of Beira Interior, and completed his residency in 2016 at the Department of Urology at Centro Hospitalar do Porto (Academic Hospital), in Portugal.
Besides his work in Urology, he has a particular interest in Information Technology, and has developed multiple eHealth and mHealth solutions.
One of the most acknowledged is the mobile app version of the “Rotterdam Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator” (Apple iOS and Google Android), which won the BJUI Award for Best Urology App in 2015, and uses the same algorithms available at www.prostatecancer-riskcalculator.com
The “Rotterdam Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator” app was the first step in his PhD investigation, “Prostate cancer – prediction models and mHealth for improving diagnosis”, currently underway at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, under the supervision of Prof. Monique Roobol and Prof. Chris Bangma. He his expected to complete his thesis in the coming months.
Nuno Azevedo has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented several abstracts at international urological congresses.
He is a member of various urological societies including the European Association of Urology (EAU), the American Urological Association (AUA), and the Société International d’Urologie (SIU).