Juan Jaime Miranda Montero
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Juan Jaime Miranda Montero

Lown Scholar

Global Health and Population

jjmiranda@hsph.harvard.edu


Overview

J. JAIME MIRANDA, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH, is Research Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Director of the CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, both at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. With >350 peer-reviewed publications, his work brings together epidemiological and health policy aspects of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries, with an emphasis on obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and mental health.

Professor Miranda has served as Councillor for Latin America & Caribbean of the International Epidemiological Association (2011-2014), Co-Chair of the Joint Technical Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (2012-2016), Member of the Working Group of WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (WHO WCM/NCD) of the World Health Organization (2015-2016), and as President of the Advisory Committee on Health Research for the Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization (2014-2016).

In 2012, he was elected as a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. In 2014, he was listed as one of the 30 scientists under 40 who are redefining science in the Latin American region. In 2018, his work was profiled in the scientific journal Nature as a "model of interdisciplinary research that is scarce in any part of the world" (Nature 2018;562:S65-S67).

Professor Miranda is currently a member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) of Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research from the World Health Organization for the period 2021-24, and a member of the Independent Group of Scientists (IGS) appointed by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres in charge of drafting the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report.

Professor Miranda trained in medicine at UPCH and earned a PhD in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK). He holds appointments as Professor of Global Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Lown Scholar at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, and Visiting Professorial Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, Australia.

MB, 2001, Medicine
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

MD, 2003, Medicine
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

MSc, 2005, Epidemiology
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

PhD, 2009, Epidemiology
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

FFPH, 2012, Public Health
Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, London, UK

Lancet’s Wakley Prize, best essay on a clinical topic of international health importance
The Lancet

Distinguished Teacher Scheme, for helpful and inspirational teaching to final year medical students
University College London

Masters Research Training Fellowship
Wellcome Trust

PhD Fellowship
Wellcome Trust

Dennis Burkitt Fellowship
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Return Professorship, School of Medicine
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

The Future of Latin American Science: 30 scientist under 40 who are redefining science in Latinameri
LatinAmericanScience.org

Doctor Honoris Causa
Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego

Officer of the Order Cayetano Heredia
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

NHLBI 2020 Biomedicine Lecture Series
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Member, Independent Group of Scientists (IGS), 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report2020-2025
United Nations

Member, Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)2021-2024
Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization


Bibliography

Hernández MN, Bermúdez-Tamayo C, Alguacil J, Cantarero D, Portiño MC, Casino G, Santillán A, Calvente MG, Epstein D, Hernan M, García LP, Cantero MTR, Segura A, Amez JG, Cairo LAJHY, Miranda JJ, Tejero MF, March JC, Mar J, Peiro R, Álvarez-Dardet C.

Gac Sanit. 2021 Mar-Apr. 35(2):109-112. PMID: 33632519