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Lígia Araújo Martini


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

Associate Professor of the Nutrition Department, School of Public Health, University of São Paulo. Masters degree in Nutrition and PhD in Science from Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Completed a research postdoctoral fellowship at the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Center at Tufts University, and Visitant Professor at Boston University. Principal advisor for 21 graduate students (8 PhD), and supervisor for 3 post doctoral researchers. Coordinator of the Nutrition and Public Helath Graduation Program at the FSP-USP (2013-1015). Vice President of the Graduation Comitte at School of Public Health - USP. Deputy chief at Nutrition Department, member of the Nutrition Department Consil, and School of Public Health Counsil. Member of the Brazilian Society of Foods and Nutrition, Brazilian Society of Bone Metabolism and Evaluation. Contributor editor at Nutrition Reviews, referee of Clinical Nutrtition, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, Journal of Nutrition, Nutrition Research, Nutrition, Osteoporosis International, Cadernos de Saúde Pública. Has focused much of his work over the last 15 years in investigating the mechanisms related to nutrition and bone metabolism, inlcuding vitamin D and calcium metabolism, calcemic hormones, dietary assessment and nutritional biomarkers. Published more than 80 papers. H index SCOPUS = 23 (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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