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Cesar G. Victora, MD

Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

International Health

Education

MD , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
PhD , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Overview

Conducted extensive research in the fields of maternal and child health and nutrition, birth cohorts, equity issues and on the evaluation of health services, and works closely with UNICEF and with the World Health Organization.

In 2003, he was one of the coordinators of the Lancet/Bellagio Child Survival Series of publications. He coordinates the Scientific Review Group of the Countdown to 2015: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. 

Honors and Awards

Abraham Horwitz Prize of the Pan American Health Organization (2008) CARSO Foundation Award for Life Achievement in Resarch (2008) President of the International Epidemiological Association (2011-14)

Child health, child nutrition, birth cohorts, equity, evaluation, epidemiology.