Carlos Monteiro

Carlos A. Monteiro, MD, PhD, is Professor of Nutrition and Public Health at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His research interests include methods in population nutritional and dietary assessment, secular trends and biological and socioeconomic determinants of nutritional deficiencies and obesity and other nutrition-related chronic diseases, impact of food processing on diet quality, health outcomes and sustainability, food and nutrition programs and policies evaluation, and food-based dietary guidelines. He is member of the WHO Nutrition Expert Advisory Group and, in 2010, he received the PAHO Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health.