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Carlos Augusto Monteiro


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

Carlos A. Monteiro, MD, PhD, Professor of Nutrition and Public Health at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He 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 250 articles in scientific journals with more than 20,000 citations in Web of Sciences (H index: 70). He is Scientific Editor of the Brazilian Public Health Journal (‘Revista de Saude Publica’) since 2000 and member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences since 2008. He has served on numerous national and international nutrition expert panels and committees. Since 2010, he is member of the WHO Nutrition Expert Advisory Group. In 2010, he received the PAHO Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health. In 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 he was listed by Clarivate’s Analytics/Web of Science among the top 1% of scientists in Social Sciences whose publications reached higher impact. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
Brazilian science attracting attention worldwide 
La ciencia brasileña que se ve en el mundo 
Alimentos que engordan 
Alimentos que engordan 
Fattening foods 
Algunos efectos de los alimentos fabricados 
Some effects of manufactured foods 
Taking cities out of the emergency room 
Fast change 
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