Consultant, Skoll Global Threats Fund
Medical Doctor – Brazil, 1972
Master Public Health (Epidemiology), Tulane School of Hygiene and Public Health, New Orleans, USA, 1975
-Consultant, Skoll Global Threats Fund, mass gatherings participatory surveillance 2013-present
-Consultant, Global Health LLC, public health surveillance consulting 2009-present
-Epidemiologist, Communicable Diseases Program, PAHO/WHO Washington DC 1998-2009
Regional advisor, communicable diseases, Americas, revision International Health Regulations (2005), implementation Regional Plan for Surveillance and Control Emerging/Reemerging Infectious Diseases.
Coordinate PAHO/WHO’s alert and response operations.
Coordinate establishment EID surveillance networks, Southern Cone, Amazon Basin and Central America
-Epidemiologist, Health Situation Analysis Program, PAHO/WHO, Washington DC 1993-1998
Responsible Core Health Data /Country Profile database system implementation.
Direct technical cooperation national epidemiology departments on surveillance systems/health situation analysis
Epidemiologist, Health Situation and Trend Assessment, PAHO/WHO Washington DC 1989-1992
Coordinate PAHO's response to the Cholera Epidemic,
Program manager IDB cholera surveillance and control grant, 25 countries,
Editor of PAHO's Epidemiological Bulletin
PAHO's response to control disease outbreaks.
-Intercountry epidemiologist, Health Situation and Trend, PAHO/WHO, Panama City, Panama 1985-1988
Direct technical cooperation Panama/Central American countries to improve epidemiological surveillance systems.Training in epidemiology.Disease outbreaks investigation and control.
Focal point for technical cooperation AIDS/STD, especially surveillance systems and prevention strategies.
-Head, Epidemiological Control Unit, Rio Grande do Sul State (RSSHD) Health Department , Brazil 1978-1985
Responsible technical, management and operations communicable diseases epidemiological surveillance system and immunization program.