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.