Ana Luisa Santos
PhD in Biological Anthropology and professor at the Department of Life Sciences of the University of Coimbra (Portugal). She also works as a researcher at the Research Centre for Anthropology and Health (CIAS) and was the editor of the International Journal of Paleopathology (2010–2018). She is currently the Vice-President of the Paleopathology Association and a board member of the Spanish Paleopathology Association (AEP). Her research focuses on the evolution of diseases, especially tuberculosis, in which she takes a biocultural and multidisciplinary approach.
Osteological collections

One of the main pillars of bioanthropological studies are identified osteological collections. The goal of this article is to describe this heritage and show its importance.