Júlio César Rocha is a Nutritionist, with a post graduate qualification in Clinical Nutrition from the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences – University of Porto (UP) and he has also a PhD in Metabolism, at the Faculty of Medicine, UP.
He is Assistant Professor at NOVA Medical School teaching in the field of Nutrition and Metabolism. He has been working in the field of inborn metabolic diseases since 2003. He is also Nutritionist member of the clinical team at the Reference Centre of Inherited Metabolic Diseases at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central and he is a researcher at CINTESIS (Center for Health Technology and Services Research).
He is council member of the SSIEM (Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism), Chair of the Dieticians Group of the SSIEM (SSIEM-DG) and President of the Portuguese Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
He is also member of the working group of the European Phenylketonuria Guidelines.