Denomination: Roman Catholic
Jose Guimaraes Santos, Portuguese surgeon. Recipient Honorary Land award Governor East Timor, 1970, Militar Governor, 1971, Silver Star, Government Portugal, 1972. Member European Organization Research and Treatment Cancer, Sociedade de Ciencias Medicas, European Society Surgical Oncology, Portuguese Medical Association (president regional council, vice president), World Medical Association (president science committee).
Chief resident surgery Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1966-1967. Clinical director Central Hospital Dr Carvalho, East Timor, 1969-1971. Director vascular service Hospital S. Marcos, Braga, Portugal, 1972-1974.
Director oncologic service Centro Porto Institute Portugues Uncologia, Porto, Portugal, since 1975. Director cancer center, since 1975. Coordinator Regional Commission Oncology, Oporto, 1980-1985.
National coordinator European Organization Research and Treatment of Cancer-Gastro-Intestinal Group, Brussels, 1982-1985. President Cooperative Group Breast, Portugal, 1983-1985. President 1st and 2d Portugues Congress Oncology, Oporto, Served to captain Health Service, 1969-1971.