Monteiro Carlos Augusto

Carlos Monteiro is the Head of the USP Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition. His research lines include methods in population nutritional and dietary assessment, secular trends and biological and socioeconomic determinants of nutritional deficiencies and obesity and other nutrition-related chronic diseases, food processing in the food system and human health, and food and nutrition programs and policies evaluation. He has published numerous books and book chapters and more than 100 articles in scientific journals with more than 6,000 citations in JCR (H index: 39) and more than 20,000 in Google Scholar Citations (H index=75). He is Scientific Editor of the Brazilian Public Health Journal (‘Revista de Saude Publica’) and member of the Advisory Board of Public Health Nutrition. He is member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences since 2008. He has served on numerous national and international nutrition expert panels and committees. At the present, he is member of the WHO Nutrition Expert Advisory Group and the Working Group on Science and Evidence of the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity. In 2010, he received the PAHO Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health.

Contact: carlosam@usp.br