Manuela Fiuza was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1956. She attended Lisbon Medical University and graduated in 1981. She did the fellowship of cardiology at the Hospital Santa Maria in Lisbon and graduated in 1991. During that time she developed special interest in echocardiography and intensive care. Dr. Fiuza is currently working at the Department of Cardiology of Hospital Santa Maria. Since 1999 she has been working as a senior cardiologist at the Echocardiography Laboratory. In 2000, she received her Ph.D. from Lisbon Medical University. While holding a position as a Professor of Cardiology, she also coordinated several pre- and post- graduated projects. She received several awards for scientific research. Her latest research interests are focused on cardio-oncology. Dr. Fiuza is a member of several scientific societies and is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.