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physician

Alexandre Kalache, Brazilian physician. Pan-American Health Organization fellow, 1975, Ford Foundation fellow, 1976. Member steering committee Oxford Committee Famine Relief, 1978-1985; trustee HelpAge International, 1983-1996; board advisors Christian Aid, London, 1983-1987. Fellow Royal College Physicians.

Background

Kalache, Alexandre was born on October 17, 1945 in Rio De Janeiro. Son of Jorge Alexandre and Lourdes Pinheiro (Mello) Kalache.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Federal University, Rio De Janeiro, 1970. Specialist in Tropical Medicine, Federal University, 1973. Master of Science in Social Medicine, University London, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University London, 1993.

Career

Lecturer, Federal U. Rio De Janeiro, 1971-1975; lecturer, U. Oxford, 1977-1981; senior research fellow, U. Oxford, 1981-1984; senior research fellow, U. London, 1984-1990; senior lecturer, U. London, 1990-1995; chief aging and health program, World Health Organization, Geneva, since 1995. Medical director Latin American Health Fund, London, 1978-1984. Consultant World Health Organization, 1987-1988.

Membership

Member steering committee Oxford Committee Famine Relief, 1978-1985. Trustee HelpAge International, 1983-1996. Board advisors Christian Aid, London, 1983-1987.

Fellow Royal College Physicians.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Paiva Soares, April 22, 1972 (divorced 1985). Children: Pedro Paiva, Julia Paiva.

father:
Jorge Alexandre Kalache

mother:
Lourdes Pinheiro (Mello) Kalache

spouse:
Elisabeth Paiva Soares

children:
Pedro Paiva Kalache

Julia Paiva Kalache