About Jaime Miranda

J. Jaime Miranda, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH, is Research Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Director of the CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, both at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. With >350 peer-reviewed publications, his work brings together epidemiological and health policy aspects of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries, with an emphasis on obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and mental health. In 2014, he was listed as one of the 30 scientists under 40 who are redefining science in the Latin American region. In 2018, his work was profiled in the scientific journal Nature as a “model of interdisciplinary research that is scarce in any part of the world” (Nature 2018;562:S65-S67).

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