José Miguel Pêgo

  • Assesment
  • Medical Education
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Software
  • Adaptive Testing
  • Stress
  • Emotional behaviour
  • Automation
  • Automated Item Generation

José Miguel Pêgo is an Anesthesiologist and an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, Braga, Portugal. He is also part of the Population Heath Research Domain at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, Braga, Portugal. He teaches Pharmacology, Anesthesiology, Critical Care. He is the Vice Dean for Education managing pre- and post-graduation affaris. He is mainly interested in the effects of chronic stress in emotional behavior and understanding the underlying mechanisms. He is also interested in the cognitive skills assessment process. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners in the Foundations of Assessment in Medical Education (FAME) course and a member of the European Board of Medical Assessors.
He is the founder and CEO of iCognitus, a spin-off company that specializes in written assessment software (QuizOne).



COVIDLearning proposes the combination of technological solutions that will allow identifying and accessing the latest scientific evidence, mapping and synthesizing it with training models in order to improve the quantity and quality of information available to health professionals on SAR-Cov-2 to COVID-19 in Portuguese…

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Personalized biofeedback systems for stress management

Chronic stress is a growing problem in modern society. When left untreated, this condition can lead to health problems and affect students’ performance.
This project aims to develop an information system for stress reduction based on mobile apps. To achieve this goal, we propose the validation of a wearable device …

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