Carlos Monteiro

Professor

Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo

Brazil

Carlos A. Monteiro, MD and PhD, is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil where he chairs the Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition. His research focuses on methods in population nutritional and dietary assessment, secular trends and determinants of all forms of malnutrition, food processing and human health, and programs and policies evaluation. His main academic achievements include extensively quoted studies on the nutrition transition, the development of the most used food classification based on food-processing (NOVA), the new concept of food ultra-processing, and the internationally acclaimed Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. He has served on numerous national and international nutrition expert panels and committees. Since 2010, he is member of the WHO Nutrition Expert Advisory Group on Diet and Health. He is a recipient of the PAHO Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health.

Carlos A. Monteiro, MD and PhD, is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil where he chairs the Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition. His research focuses on methods in population nutritional and dietary assessment, secular trends and determinants of all forms of malnutrition, food processing and human health, and programs and policies evaluation. His main academic achievements include extensively quoted studies on the nutrition transition, the development of the most used food classification based on food-processing (NOVA), the new concept of food ultra-processing, and the internationally acclaimed Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. He has served on numerous national and international nutrition expert panels and committees. Since 2010, he is member of the WHO Nutrition Expert Advisory Group on Diet and Health. He is a recipient of the PAHO Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health.

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