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Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

I'm an Epidemiologist Assistant Professor atThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston), School of Public Health in Austin, Department of Epidemiology (DE). Faculty Member of the Michael Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, and Scientist at the Texas PARC - The Texas Physical Activity Research Collaborative Lab.I'm also Visiting Professor at Department of Epidemiology of the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo. And Scientific Coordinator of the YCARE (Youth/Child cArdiovascular Risk and Environmental) Research Group at Medical School, University of Sao Paulo.B.Sc. in Kinesiology, Residency in Human Physiology, M.Sc. in Pediatric, and 2 Ph.D. diplomas: Epidemiology earned by the Medical School, University of Sao Paulo other in Health Science earned from Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Zaragoza.Postdoctoral at the Medical School, the University of São Paulo, and Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.Advisor Professor at the Graduate Program in Public Health and Graduate Program in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo.Professor of Graduate Course: "Longitudinal Studies" in the Graduate Program in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo.Professor of Graduate Course: "Methods and application of nonparametric data analysis" in the Master and Ph.D. Program in Public Health at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo.I'm currently a member of the Scientific Societies: Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) since 2017 SER Leadership and Executive Committee and International Subcommittee since 2020; American Society of Nutrition (ASN) since 2016; World Obesity Federation since 2019, and American Heart Association (AHA) since 2021.I have research experience in cardiovascular health epidemiology, lifestyle behaviors, brain cognitive development, diagnostic/predictive methods, environmental and Social determinants of health, and evidence-based medicine/public health, including health behavioral policy analysis and composition of scientific manuscripts.Committed to advancing our scientific understanding of cardiovascular health in children and adolescents, my research employs a multifaceted approach integrating epidemiology, cognitive neuroscience, and predictive analytics. I specialize in examining how lifestyle behaviors, cognitive development, and environmental factors interact to impact cardiovascular outcomes in young populations. My research has global relevance, extending to low- and high-income countries in North America, Latin America, and Europe. I contribute to evidence-based medicine and public health by utilizing advanced diagnostic and predictive methods. Furthermore, my work aims to evaluate and influence the efficacy of policies promoting healthy behaviors like diet and physical activity.Financial support - National and international research agencies, such as FAPESP, CNPQ, the European Union, and the University of São Paulo Research Committee fund research projects.Finally, I host Podcast Lado B da Ciencia (, a scientific divulgation initiative.Brazilian Ph.D. Scientist, São Paulo FC, Chicago Bulls, Baltimore Ravens, Austin FC Longhorns#129304;#127998;fan, Sportsman (football, basketball, NFL and tennis), 3 Border Collies (Duke, Tica e Indy) Owner, Cajón Player, Oenophile, Brewer and Chef de Cusine. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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