Cleusa P Ferri

Cleusa P Ferri

11 Nov 2019

Brazil

Cleusa P Ferri

Cleusa P Ferri is a psychiatrist and epidemiologist, and currently a Professor in the post-graduation program of the Psychobiology Department at the Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil. She coordinated the research activities of the 10/66 Dementia Research Group for more than a decade at King’s College London, developing research on the epidemiology of dementia and other chronic conditions among older people in low- and middle-income countries. She has returned to her home country, Brazil, where she continues to carry out research, leading the INDEPI-BR study, which focuses on the epidemiology of dementia and care provision for late-life mental disorders within the context of the limitations and possibilities of the current public Brazilian health system (SUS – Sistema Unico de Saude).