His primary research interests include asthma, rhinitis, epidemiology and environmental risk factors for asthma and other allergic diseases, from pre-school age to the elderly.
He serves on various medical committees and is a member of several professional societies, international and national, including the Portuguese Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, where he served as President from 2005 until 2013. Dr. Morais-Almeida is the Vice-president of the Portuguese Association of Asthmatic and Allergic Patients, and has acted as Vice-president of the Latin American Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society – SLAAI (2013-2015), President of the South European Allergy Societies – SEAS (2011), Vice-president of the Lung Portuguese Foundation (2010-2012), President of the Luso-Brazilian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology – SLBAIC (2009-2010) and President of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Board of the Portuguese Medical Association (2003-2006).
He act as a consultant of several departments of the Portuguese Ministry of Health for the development of the national strategy namely against asthma and anaphylaxis. He published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed national and international medical journals largely related to asthma, rhinitis and epidemiology.
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