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About Paulo A Lotufo

I am a Professor of Medicine at University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. My research focus is chronic diseases epidemiology mainly heart diseases, stroke, and diabetes. My lab is the "Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research" at Universidade de Sao Paulo located at the Hospital Universitario in the main campus. We are perfoming studies as the a large cohort of 15105 civil servants called "Estudo Longitudinal de Saude do Adulto (ELSA-Brasil), a stroke survival study (EMMA), a cohort of coronary patients (ERICO). We are adapting image methods for epidemiological research and performing collaborative clinical trials. We are interested in comparative studies about chronic diseases and common mental disorders.


Present Professor of Medicine at School of Medicine and Scientific Director of Hospital Univesitario., Universidade de Sao Paulo

Research Interests

cardiovascular epidemiology, stroke epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, obesity and diabetes, thyroid diseases, internal medicine, and education, public health, and medical care

Contact Information

Prof Dr Paulo A Lotufo
av Lineu Prestes 2565
05508-000 Sao Paulo Brazil


cardiovascular epidemiology (52)