Eduardo J. Simoes
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Eduardo J. Simoes MD, MSc, MPH completed his medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Pernambuco (Brazil) in 1981, Master of Science in Community Health and Diploma of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London (England) in 1987, and Master of Public Health from Emory School of Public Health, Emory University (United States) in 1991. He is the chair, Dr. Stuart Wesbury distinguished professor and HMI Alumni distinguished professor of the Department of Health Management and Informatics of the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine (since September 27, 2011). He served as primarycare physician, health district planner, and director of three Primary Healthcare Clinics in the City of Recife Secretariat of Health (1980-1989). He was a visiting associate with the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (1991-1993), associate researcher of Emory University School of Medicine (1994), medical and state epidemiologist with the Missouri Department of Health (1995-2003). He was director of the Prevention Research Centers Program Office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (February 2003- September 2011), assistant and adjunct professor of Saint Louis University School of Public Health (1995-2011). His research work includes etiological studies, public health practice research, and evaluation of population-based interventions. His public health work includes development of disease prevention and health promotion programs, surveillance systems and evaluation of public health interventions. Dr. Simoes has 136 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 13 book chapters and over 150 presentations in national and international conferences. He is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, member of the Society for Epidemiological Research and American College of Healthcare Executives. He serves as an editorial board member of scientific journals of repute and consultant of many international and national health organizations.
Health Management and Informatics, Epidemiology, Disease Control and Prevention, public health practice research, etiological studies and evaluation of population-based interventions