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Maria Fernanda Torinho Peres

Biography

Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres is a medical doctor with master's degree in Epidemiology and PhD in Public Health from Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. She is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Preventive Medicine Department, University of São Paulo Medical School. Research coordinator at the Center for the Study of Violence at the University of São Paulo (NEV/USP) from 2002 to 2010, and associate researcher at NEV/USP from 2010 on. Since 2013 she is the head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Violence and Violence Prevention in São Paulo, Brazil.