J. Jaime Miranda, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH

Research Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Director of CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, both at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru.

His works brings together epidemiological and health policy aspects of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries with emphasis on obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. Dr. Miranda has served as Councilor for Latin America & Caribbean of the International Epidemiological Association (2011-2014), as Co-Chair of the Joint Technical Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (2012-2016), and Member of the Working Group of WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (WHO WCM/NCD) of the World Health Organization (2015-2016), and as President of the Advisory Committee on Health Research for the Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization (2014-2016). He participates in the Steering Committee of the Emerging Leaders’ Presidential Initiative of the World Heart Federation. In 2012, he was elected as Fellow of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Miranda trained in medicine at UPCH and earned a PhD in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK).

Within the LATIN MH team, Dr. Miranda is Co-PI of the whole project and site PI in Peru. He is also supervising all activities related to the research protocol and the data coordination center.

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Tenth Latin-MH Study Group

It's going to be held at August 22nd, 10am EST, our 10th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "Digital Technology for Preventing Early Mortality Among People Living with Serious Mental Illnesses". This webinar will be presented by Dr. John A. Naslund, PhD from Dartmouth College, and will be held in English, online, via Adobe Connect. Come join and build capacity with us!

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Ninth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on May 29th our 9th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "New Technologies for Mental Health Assistance". This theme, our study group was tutored by Dr. Ines Hungerbühler, PhD from University of São Paulo. The webinar was held via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch it right now!

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Eighth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on March 30th our 8th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "IntelliCare - Mobile Apps for Depression and Anxiety". This time, the speaker was Dr. Kenneth Weingardt, PhD from Northwestern University. The webinar was held online via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch the video right now! 

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Seventh Study Group Reunion Latin-MH

Our 7th Study Group consisted in the debate "Primary-Care Professionals Mental Health: work-related factors" with Dr. Andréa Tenório, and it was held on February 31st. In this meeting we discussed the findings of The PANDORA-SP Study. This webinar was broadcasted online via Adobe Connect and it happened in two sessions: one in portuguese and one in english. The link to the videos may be found below!

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