Mr. J. Jaime Miranda (Co-Chair)
Professor and Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health
J. Jaime Miranda, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH, is Professor and Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health in Australia and Founding Director of the CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. With >300 peer-reviewed publications, his work brings together epidemiological and health policy aspects of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Miranda has served as Councillor for Latin America & Caribbean of the International Epidemiological Association, Co-Chair of the Joint Technical Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, and Working Group Member of WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases. He was elected as Fellow of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. In 2014, he was listed as one of 30 scientists under 40 who are redefining science in Latin America. Dr. Miranda trained in medicine at UPCH and earned a PhD in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.