Psychiatrist and Doctor of Philosophy (UNICAMP).Professor of Psychiatry, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. Visiting Scholar, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (NYC, USA) (2003). Former Secretary and Newsletter Editor of the WPA Classification Section (2002-2008)
Minibio: Member of the Editorial Board of the journals Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology (PPP); International Journal of Person Centered Medicine; Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences; Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatologia Fundamental (RLPF); Revista del Hospital Psiquiátrico de La Habana. Conceptual and empirical researcher in the fields of philosophy of psychiatry, psychiatric diagnosis and classification, psychopathology of schizophrenia, and person centered medicine. Author or co-author of 85 papers published in scientific journals (including Academic Psychiatry; American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B; American Journal of Psychiatry; BMC Medical Ethics; Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Current Opinion in Psychiatry; Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences; Die Psychiatrie; General Hospital Psychiatry; History of Psychiatry; International Journal of Mental Health; International Journal of Person Centered Medicine; Journal of American College Health; Journal of Medical Case Reports; Lancet; Oxford Medical Case Reports; Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine (PEHM); Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology (PPP); PLoS One; Proteomics; Psychiatric Genetics; Psychopathology; Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatologia Fundamental (RLPF); Schizophrenia Research; and World Psychiatry).