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Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

I'm an Epidemiologist Assistant Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Science (EHGES) of the School of Public Health in Austin (UTHealth) The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. And an Investigator Member of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living. I'm also Visiting Professor at Department of Epidemiology of the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo. And Scientific Coordinator of the YCARE (Youth/Child cArdiovascular Risk and Environmental) Research Group at Medical School, University of Sao Paulo. B.Sc. in Kinesiology, Residency in Human Physiology, M.Sc. in Pediatric, and 2 Ph.D. diplomas: Epidemiology earned by the Medical School, University of Sao Paulo other in Health Science earned from Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Zaragoza. Postdoctoral at the Medical School, the University of São Paulo, and Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. Advisor Professor at the Graduate Program in Public Health and Graduate Program in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo. Professor of Graduate Course: "Longitudinal Studies" in the Graduate Program in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo. Professor of Graduate Course: "Methods and application of nonparametric data analysis" in the Master and Ph.D. Program in Public Health at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo. I'm currently a member of the Scientific Societies: Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) since 2017 & SER Leadership and Executive Committee and International Subcommittee since 2020; American Society of Nutrition (ASN) since 2016; & World Obesity Federation since 2019, and American Heart Association (AHA) since 2021. I have Research experience in the epidemiology of cardiovascular health, diagnostic methods, environmental and socioeconomic determinants, and lifestyle behaviors in pediatric population from low- and high-income countries, including countries in North America, Latin America, and Europe, including health behavioral policy analysis and composition of scientific manuscripts. My current research interests include determinants of cardiovascular health, multiple lifestyle-related behaviors, possible interactions with environmental determinants in low- and high-income countries, including countries in young people, evidence-based medicine and public health, and the effectiveness of health behaviors promotion (such as healthy diet and physical activity) policies. Financial support - Research projects are funded by national and international research agencies, such as FAPESP, CNPQ, European Union, and the University of São Paulo Research Committee. Finally, I am the host of Podcast Lado B da Ciencia (, a scientific divulgation initiative. Brazilian Ph.D. Scientist, São Paulo FC, Chicago Bulls, Baltimore Ravens, Austin FC & Longhorns fan, Sportsman (football, basketball, NFL and tennis), 3 Border Collies (Duke, Tica e Indy) Owner, Cajón Player, Oenophile, Brewer and Chef de Cusine. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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