Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres

Biografia

Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres holds a BA in Medicine from the Federal University of Bahia (1994), an MA (1997) and PhD (2001) in Public Health from the Federal University of Bahia. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and research coordinator at the Center for the Study of Violence at USP. She has experience in Public Health, focusing on Epidemiology, and is particularly interested in the following subjects: homicides, adolescence and youth, prevention of violence.

Academic Background

1997 - 2001: PhD in Public Health (CAPES Concept 7).
Federal University of Bahia, UFBA, Brazil.
Title: Danger in everyday life: a study of the relationship between mental illness and violent behavior in a coastal community in Bahia.
Advisor: Naomar de Almeida Filho.

1995 - 1997: MA in Public Health (CAPES Concept 7).
Federal University of Bahia, UFBA, Brazil.
Title: Disease and criminal offense: the relationship between psychiatry and the judiciary at the Salvador Custody and Treatment Hospital – BA.
Advisor: Antonio Nery Filho.

1989 - 1994: Bachelor of Arts in Medicine.
Federal University of Bahia, UFBA, Brazil.

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