Alfredo Halpern was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1941. He was licensed in medicine at the School of Medicine (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) in 1966. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of São Paulo since 1986 and is the Chief of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Unit of the Department of Endocrinology (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil). His main interests are obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes melitus type 2.
Biography Updated on 30 November 2010