International Activity of the Faculty : Brazil

Michelle Bell

Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Brazil (2008)

Pollution - Heat-Related Mortality in Latin American Cities
Professor Bell investigates how weather is associated with heat in Latin America, and in particular how heat-related mortality may differ by socio-economic status (SES). The project also examines the effects of air pollution on mortality, whether these relationships differ by SES, and looking at... 

Adalgisa Caccone

Sr Rsrch Scientist/Lect Ecology/Evolutionary Bio

Brazil (2008)

Amazonian Fishes
Professor Caccone works with the Universitadade do Amazonas on the evolutionary divergence and biogeography of Amazonian Fishes.

Michael Cappello

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
Director, Yale Program in International Child Health
Director, Yale World Fellows Program

Brazil (2007)

Yale Partnershps in Global Health
The Yale Partnerships in Global Health consist of bi-directional research and training programs designed to build research capacity in diseases of major public health importance. The Ghana-Yale Partnership includes formal research and training collaborations with the University of Ghana, KNUST, the... 

Paul Cleary

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Sociology
Dean, Yale School of Public Health
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Brazil (1997)

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) supports innovative, interdisciplinary research that combines behavioral, social, and biomedical approaches, focused on the implementation of HIV prevention and treatment and the elimination of HIV disparities. CIRA facilitates HIV... 

Albert Ko

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Department Chair - Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Salvador, Brazil (2011)

Emerging Infectious Diseases and Urbanization
The Division of International Medicine and Infectious Disease, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (Cornell) has had a joint training and research program on endemic tropical diseases with Brazilian institutions in the city of Salvador since the 1964. More recently, the investigations of... 

Elijah Paintsil

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Sao Paulo, Brazil (2009)

Infectious Diseases Research
Capacity building

Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)
Director, Office of Public Health Practice
Director, Global Health Concentration

Brazil (2007  - 2010)

Harmonization of household food security measurements in Latin America and Caribbean Region
Senior leadership for Latin American & Caribbean household food security measurement (project ELCSA)

Brazil (2003  - 2010)

Brazilian household food security measurement project
Senior advisor to Brazilian government national household food security measurement project (EBIA initiative)

Daniel Weinberger

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Brazil (2013)

Respirtaory infection research
Working with local investigators to understand pathogen interactions among a favela community in Salvador, Brazil