Aplicando métodos inovadores para estudar populações de difícil acesso: exemplos empíricos com a população de homens que fazem sexo com homens e pessoas transexuais em São Paulo-Brasil
Schedule
19.07.2017
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Location
ISPUP
Description

Presentation of the methodological approaches and main results of the most recent studies developed by the research group in São Paulo, Brazil: SampaCentro, Muriel, Me Convida Que Eu Vou, Divas and TransNacional Cohort, with the population of men who have sex with men, transvestites and transsexuals.

Speakers
Maria Veras
Affiliation
Adjunct Professor of the Department of Collective Health of Santa Casa de São Paulo School of Medical Sciences

Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Pernambuco, with a Master's Degree in Preventive Medicine from the University of São Paulo, a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of California Berkeley and a PhD in Medicine from the University of São Paulo. Postdoctorate at the  University of California, San Francisco. Fellow of the Fogarty International AIDS Training Program at the University of California San Francisco in 1998 and at the University of California Berkeley from 1999 to 2001. A distance-learning tutor from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2009-2014); Visiting Scientist at the Department of Global Health and Population of the Harvard School of Public Health, 2009-2012. Adjunct Professor of the Department of Collective Health of Santa Casa de São Paulo School of Medical Sciences. Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Collective Health at the same institution. Coordinates research group in Health, Sexuality and Human Rights of the LGBT Population. Coordinator of the Epidemiology Commission of the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (ABRASCO) since 2015. Member of the International AIDS Society and the International Epidemiological Association.