Professor. Institute of Communication and Scientific and Technological Information in Health. Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Medical Doctor, Master of Public Health, MSc and PhD in Education (Harvard University), Prof. Cavalcanti de Aguiar was Executive Director of the Brazilian Association of Medical Education (2004-2006). She currently works as a researcher at the Institute of Communication and Scientific and Technological Information (ICICT) of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, at the Institute of Social Medicine of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, and as a titular professor in Family Health at the University Estacio de Sá. She is also a reviewer for the journal Physis, the Brazilian Journal of Medical Education, the Journal of Labor, Education and Health and Biomed Central.
Prof. Cavalcanti has experience in Public Health and High Education in health on the following topics: professional training for the unique health system, communication and health, health human resources, curriculum development and teacher development, educational assessment.