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Mitermayer Reis, MD

Professor Adjunct of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Mitermayer Reis, MD



Mitermayer Reis holds a medical degree from the Bahia School of Medicine and Public Health, a Master's Degree in Human Pathology from the Federal University of Bahia and a PhD in Human Pathology from the Federal University of Bahia/ He did postdoctoral work at Case Western Reserve University and the Harvard School of Public Health. He is a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Researcher category 1A of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - CNPq), full professor at the Federal University of Bahia, full professor at the Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health and associate visiting professor at the Yale School of Public Health.

He is a founder associate of the Center for Management and Strategic Studies and is currently head of the Laboratory of Pathology and Molecular Biology at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, executive coordinator of the Northeast Network of Biotechnology (RENORBIO). He is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Bahia, the Academy of Medicine of Bahia, the Scientific Technical Council of the Federation of Industries of Bahia (FIEB) and of the State Council of Science and Technology (CONCITEC). He supports the State of Bahia Research - FAPESB, and he is coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology in Health and Investigative Medicine.

Reis has served as director of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation for four terms and is president of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine, and studies clinical and molecular epidemiology and immunopathogenesis of parasitic infectious diseases oriented to technological development and innovation with emphasis on Arbovirus, Chagas, Schistosomiasis, Viral Hepatitis, Leptospirosis and Bacterial Meningitis.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Federal University of Bahia (1993)
  • MSc
    Federal University of Bahia (1986)
  • MD
    Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Publica (1979)

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