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Foto de Ana Teresa Acatauassú VenâncioAna Teresa Acatauassú Venâncio
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PhD (Social Anthropology), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 1998
Areas of interest: history of psychiatry, mental hygiene, and mental illness; anthropology of health and disease
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foto andre felipeAndré Felipe Cândido da Silva
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2011
Areas of interest: history of medicine and the life sciences in the twentieth century; history of tropical medicine; scientific relations between Brazil and Germany; history of environmental knowledge; history of agricultural research.
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foto carlos henriqueCarlos Henrique Assunção Paiva
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PhD (Collective Health), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 2004
Areas of interest: history of human resource training policies; education and labor in health; Brazilian public health reform and the Unified Health System (SUS); history of the administration and management of health systems and services; primary health care.
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Foto de Cristiana FacchinettiCristiana Facchinetti
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PhD (Psychoanalytical Theory), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2001
Areas of interest: history of psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and psychology; psychopathology, art, culture, and subjectivity.
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Foto de Dilene Raimundo do NascimentoDilene Raimundo do Nascimento
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PhD (History), Universidade Federal Fluminense, 1999
Areas of interest: history of diseases, ideas, and practices in health; social representation of disease; culture of prevention of health problems.
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Foto de Dilene Raimundo do NascimentoDominichi Miranda de Sá
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PhD (History), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2003
Areas of interest: scientific journeys and inventories of the Brazilian territory in the twentieth century; history of the conservation and preservation of nature in the twentieth century; the impact of development projects on public health and the environment; intellectual history and scientific careers.
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Foto de Flavio Coelho EdlerFlavio Coelho Edler
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PhD (Collective Health), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 1999
Areas of interest: medical and anthropological discourse and social control in Brazil from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries; disease, deviance, and social identities; the social and epistemological contexts of biomedical research.
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Foto de Gilberto HochmanGilberto Hochman
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PhD (Political Science), Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), 1996
Areas of interest: health policies, institutions, campaigns, and initiatives in Brazil; history of international relations and diplomacy in health; history of the relationship between poverty, disease, and development in Brazilian social and political thought.
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Foto de Gisele SanglardGisele Porto Sanglard
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2005
Areas of interest: assistance, philanthropy, and the history of health in Brazil; history of health institutions, culture, and society; health heritage.
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Foto de Jaime Larry BenchimolJaime Larry Benchimol
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PhD (History), Universidade Federal Fluminense, 1996
Areas of interest: history of public health; history of bacteriology and tropical medicine; comparative history of biomedical research institutions; biography.
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foto Kaori KodamaKaori Kodama
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PhD (Social History of Culture), Pontifícia Universidade Católica-Rio, 2005
Areas of interest: history of scientific culture in Brazil; intellectual history of Brazil in the nineteenth century; health and slavery; racial discourses; medicine and immigration; scientific journeys; history of anthropology in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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Foto de Lorelai Brilhante KuryLorelai Brilhante Kury
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PhD (History), École de Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 1995
Areas of interest: scientific journeys and natural history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; scientific culture in Brazil in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; scientific press in the nineteenth century; scientific iconography.
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Foto de Luisa Medeiros MassaraniLuisa Medeiros Massarani
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PhD (Bioscience Education, Management, and Diffusion), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2001
Areas of interest: public communication of science; representation of science in the media; public perception of science; audiences.
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Foto de Luiz Antonio da Silva TeixeiraLuiz Antonio da Silva Teixeira
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PhD (History), Universidade de São Paulo, 2001
Areas of interest: cancer control in Brazil; public health; health and the biomedical sciences in São Paulo State; the career trajectories of health professionals, institutions, and biomedical knowledge in Republican Brazil.
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luizantonioLuiz Otávio Ferreira
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PhD (History), Universidade de São Paulo, 1996
Areas of interest: assistance, philanthropy, and public health professions in Brazil; science, scientists, and the university in Brazil.
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magali1Magali Romero Sá
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PhD (History and Philosophy of Science), University of Durham, UK, 1996
Areas of interest: history of tropical medicine in Brazil in the twentieth century; treatment of tropical diseases; environment and health; scientific relations between France, Germany, the United States, and Brazil in the twentieth century; scientific journeys in the twentieth century
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Foto de Marcos Chor MaioMarcos Chor Maio
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PhD (Political Science), Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), 1997
Areas of interest: science, health, and international relations; ethnicity, race, science, and health; Brazilian social thought.
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Foto de Marcus CuetoMarcos Cueto
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PhD (History), Columbia University, 1988
Areas of interest: history of health in Latin America; history of global health; history of AIDS in Brazil.
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rachelMaria Rachel de Gomensoro Fróes da Fonseca
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PhD (History), Universidade de São Paulo, 1997
Areas of interest: history of scientific institutions; science and national identity in Brazil in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; history of the sciences in Latin America.
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Foto de Nara AzevedoNara Azevedo
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PhD (Sociology), Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), 2000
Areas of interest: science and health careers and the professionalization of the field in Brazil; history of scientific institutions and fields in Brazil; science and technology policy in Brazil; gender and science.
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Foto de Nara AzevedoNísia Trindade Lima
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PhD (Sociology), Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), 1997
Areas of interest: social thought, science, and health in Brazil; training of public health professionals in Brazil and Latin America; history of the public communication of science.
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Foto de Robert WegnerRobert Wegner
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PhD (Sociology), Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), 1999
Areas of interest: intellectual history in Brazil and interpretations of the country; population debates from the perspective of scientific theories and cultural and artistic movements.
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Rômulo de Paula Andrade
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2012
Areas of interest: history of public health; history of international relations; environmental history; health and development from a historical perspective; regional history; history of food and the fight against hunger.
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Foto de Simone Petraglia KropfSimone Petraglia Kropf
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PhD (History), Universidade Federal Fluminense, 2006
Areas of interest: history of tropical medicine in Brazil; institutionalization of science in Brazil in the twentieth century; science, health, and national identity in Brazil in the twentieth century; history and sociology of scientific knowledge; history of cardiology in Brazil; Brazil-United States relations; twentieth-century history of medicine.
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foto tamaraTamara Rangel Vieira
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2012
Areas of interest: twentieth-century history of medicine and public health in Brazil; institutionalization of the sciences in Brazil in the twentieth century; nation-region relations; Brazilian social thought
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Foto de Tania Maria Dias FernandesTania Maria Dias Fernandes
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PhD (History), Universidade de São Paulo, 2001
Areas of interest: knowledge, practices, and institutional initiatives in smallpox control (immunization, education, and health promotion); history of the institutionalization of science, the production of scientific knowledge, and health initiatives; history of the development of favelas and local health initiatives.
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Foto de Tânia Salgado PimentaTânia Salgado Pimenta
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PhD (History), Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), 2003
Areas of interest: history of the healing arts (the sick, healers, and institutions); history of hospitals and health care; health and slavery.
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 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS   

Ana Cristina Santos Matos Rocha
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Doutora em História das Ciências e da Saúde (COC, 2016)
Título do Projeto: The intellectual exchanges in perspective: international relations and circulation of ideas in the Brazilian educational field (1926-1938)
Bolsa: Capes
Currículo Lattes

André Luís Lima Nogueira
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Doutor em História das Ciências e da Saúde (COC, 2013)
Título do Projeto: Reflections about the categories of physician, surgeon and naturalist in Portuguese America: Francisco Antonio de Sampaio, Vila de Cachoeira (1783-1793)
Bolsa: FAPERJ
Currículo Lattes

Andre Veiga Bittencourt
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Doutor em Sociologia (PPGSA/UFRJ, 2017)
Título do Projeto: Pedro Nava: modernism, medicine, interpretations of Brazil
Bolsa: CNPq
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Gabriel Lopes Anaya
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2016
Título do Projeto: Aedes aegypti and Zika: a history present between the local and the global.
Fundo Newton Grant 
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Juliana Manzoni Cavalcanti
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PhD (History of the Sciences and Health), PPGHCS, 2013
Project: Scientific Relations between Brazil, Germany, and South America in the Trading of Biological Products: The Case of the Behring Institute of Experimental Therapy (1932-1942).
CAPES Grant
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VISITING RESEARCHER 

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Ilana Löwy
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Ilana Löwy is a researcher with the Institut National de la Santé et la Recherche Médicale, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, INSERM/CNRS, in Paris, France.
Project: Zika Virus, Mosquitoes, and Scientists: Representation and Intervention in Public Health in Brazil
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