Eduardo J. Simoes

University Of Missouri School Of Medicine, USA


Eduardo J. Simoes received his medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Pernambuco (Brazil) in 1981, an M.S. degree in community health, a Diploma of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London (England) in 1987, and an M.S. degree of public health from Emory University School of Public Health (USA) in 1991. Dr. Simoes is the Chairman and Health Management and Informatics Alumni Distinguished Professor of the Department of Health Management and Informatics of the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine, where he was an Adjunct Professor since 1996. From 2003 to 2011, he was the Director of the Prevention Research Centers Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He works as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University School of Public Health since 2003, where he was also an Assistant Professor from 1995 to 2003. In 1995-2000, he was a Medical Epidemiologist and then became the State Epidemiologist and Chief of the Office of Epidemiology in the Missouri Department of Health in 2000-2003. Dr. Simoes served as an Associate Researcher with Emory University School of Medicine (1993-1995), Visiting Associate with CDC (1991-1993), Medical Officer of the Secretary of Health of Recife, Brazil (1983-1989), and a General Practice Physician in Recife, Brazil (1989-1989). He holds a board certification in general practice with the Regional Medical Council of the State of Pernambuco, Brazil. Dr. Simoes is a Consultant with organizations such as the World Bank, CDC, and the Federal University of São Paulo (Brazil). He has published over 80 peer-reviewed publications, four book chapters, and over 30 public health reports in public health and medicine. He has made over 100 presentations in health-related conferences and has been awarded nominations for scientific work with CDC-ATDSDR, Charles C. Shepard Science Award and the NIOSH Alice Hamilton Awards.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2012

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