René Rachou Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
Physician at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG, 1976). Master in Medicine (1980) and Doctor in Medicine (1984) by UFMG. Post-doctorate in Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (1987) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1992). Full Researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Minas Gerais and Retired Professor at the Medical School of UFMG. CNPq IA researcher. Working Group: - Center for Studies in Public Health and Development. He was coordinator of the Advisory Committee on Public Health of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and member of the Epidemiology Committee of the Brazilian Association of Public Health (ABRASCO). He chaired the creation committee for the Post-Graduate Program in Public Health at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and was a member of the creation committees for the Post-Graduate Programs in Health Sciences and Collective Health, both from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. , Minas Gerais. She is a member of the "International Network of Longitudinal Studies on Aging" and a consultant to the Health Coordination for the Elderly (COSAPI) of the Ministry of Health. She has about 280 articles published in indexed journals. Coordinator of the Bambuí Project: a population-based cohort study on the health of the elderly. National coordinator of Epigen-Brasil: genetic epidemiology of complex diseases in population-based Brazilian cohorts. National coordinator of Elsi-Brasil: longitudinal study of the health of elderly Brazilians. Main area of interest: epidemiology of aging.