Paulo A. Lotufo

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Paulo A. Lotufo, M.D, Dr.PH Paulo A. Lotufo, is a professor of health economics and epidemiology at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo (department of internal medicine) located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He received his medical degree from the same medical school in 1980, and the master and doctor degrees in 1993, and 1996, respectively, both from the School of Public Health of this University. From 1997 to 1999, he performed a period as visiting scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States. . He is working since 2001 in the epidemiological team of the Sao Paulo Cancer Genomics. He is leading a study about health determinants among civil servants with support of the Ministry of Health involving other universities called Estudo Longitudinal de Saúde do Adulto -ELSA (Sao Paulo site). In the stroke field, he is leading an ongoing research sponsored by Conselho Nacional de Pesquisa and about stroke surveillance with two phases, a hospital-based and a community-based survey using the WHO Steps Stroke called Estudo de Mortalidade e Morbidade do Acidente Vascular Cerebral -EMMA- (Stroke Mortality and Morbidity). He was born in Sao Paulo fifty-three years ago, and he is married and father of three children. He loves history, music, and sports.

Biography Updated on 6 February 2011

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