bachelor's at Medicina from Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo (1984), master's at Psiquiatria from Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual Fmo (1992), doctorate at Psychiatry from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (2002) and doctorate at Psiquiatria from Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual Fmo (1995). Pos-doc in neuroscience from UNIFESP accomplished at Brown University. Full professor at Escola Paulista de Medicina (2015). Former head of the department of Psychiatry of Escola Paulista de Medicina at Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Full professor at Albert Einstein Israelis Hospital Medical School. Founder of PROVE (Clinical services and research on violence and Posttraumatic stress disorder) in 2004, which coordinated until 2015. Marcelo is the principal investigator of the thematic project, financed by FAPESP: Posttraumatic stress disorder and neuroprogression. New approaches to the understanding of violence in the mental functioning. Is also the coordinator of the project Peace Environment at schools, financed by Credit Suisse Institute, acting at a low-income neighborhood of Sao Paulo. Marcelo is a collaborator researcher at Partnerships in Research to Implement and Disseminate Sustainable and Scalable Evidence-Based Practices in sub-Saharan Africa (PRIDE SSA). RIDE SSA may generate templates for other LMICs (low- and middle- income countries) by conducting a state of the art scale-up study in Mozambique and by establishing a collaborative research network of nascent research ?seed teams.? Such seed teams, trained by the capacity building component, may work across the region to build capacity and conduct implementation research to sustainably scale-up mental health services. In Mozambique, scale-up research in mental health and substance use disorders will evaluate strategies and costs of scaling up an innovative, integrated, sustainable, stepped-care community approach.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)