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Marcelo Marcos Piva Demarzo


Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

M.D., Ph.D. Family doctor specialized in Mindfulness and Health Promotion with focus in Self-Care in Chronic Conditions. Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) of the Department of Preventive Medicine - Escola Paulista de Medicina - UNIFESP. Vice-Coordinator of the Master and Doctorate Program in Population Health at UNIFESP (Stricto Sensu Post-Graduation). Full advisor at the Doctorate level of the Graduate Program in Organization Administration. Graduated from FMRP-USP (Ribeirão Preto Medical School - University of Sao Paulo) in 2000, PhD in Pathology at USP in 2005, and Post-Doctor in Mindfulness and Mental Health at the University of Zaragoza, Spain in 2012-2013 | Specialist in Family and Community Medicine, and in Sports Medicine and Exercise | Permanent Advisor in the Master's Program and Doctorate in Population Health of UNIFESP | Researcher at USP and Universities of Zaragoza and Valencia (Spain), Harvard University (USA), and University of Oxford (United Kingdom) | Senior Fellow of the International Primary Care Research Leadership Program (Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford) since 2012 | Senior Fellow of the International Complementary & Integrative Medicine Research Leadership and Capacity Building Program (Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM)) since 2020 | He has experience in Preventive Medicine, with emphasis on Health Behaviour and Wellbeing, Self-Care, Mindfulness, Implementation Science, Mental Health, Longevity, Primary Health Care (PHC), Health Technology Innovation, Big Data | Coordinator of the Mente aberta (Open Mind) - Brazilian Center for Mindfulness and Health Promotion ( | Coordinator of the Master in Mindfulness of UNIFESP | Honorary member of the Advisory Board Committee of the ACCESS MBCT ( | Holder of the CNPq Scientific Performance Special Grant | Regular Member of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society | Medical Member of the Brazilian College of Lifestyle Medicine | Father of 3 sons, 17, 12 and 7 year-old. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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