Alexandre Kalache

Alexandre Kalache
  • President
    International Longevity Centre

1970, degree in Medicine; 1972, specialist in Tropical Medicine and 1974, diploma in Medical Education, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; 1977, MSc in Social Medicine and 1993, PhD in Epidemiology, University of London; 1978, Fellow, Public Health, Royal College of Physicians, London. 1977-84, Clinical Lecturer, Public Health, University of Oxford; 1984-95, Senior Lecturer, Epidemiology of Ageing, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; 1995-2008, Director, Ageing and Health Programme, World Health Organization; 2008, Senior Policy Adviser on Global Ageing, New York Academy of Medicine; 2011, President, International Longevity Centre - Brazil. Interests: public health and ageing populations; Latin American literature; development issues, migration and health; urbanization and ageing; human rights issues.