​Ana Amélia Camarano

Economist, PhD in Population Studies at the London School of Economics, with a postdoctoral degree from Nihon University, Japan, she has worked as a demographer for about 30 years. She is a researcher at IPEA, part-time professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, honorary associate of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology and member of the IBGE Technical Committee.

​Ana Rita de Paula

Psychologist, she is a consultant for non-governmental organizations and municipal, state and federal public agencies. Received, among others, the Human Rights Prize of the Universidade de São Paulo, in 2001 and the National Prize of Human Rights, granted by the Special Secretariat of Human Rights of the Presidency of the Republic, in 2004. Master’s in social psychology and Doctor in Clinical Psychology by Universidade de São Paulo (USP). For 38 years she has been part of the leadership of the movement to defend the rights of persons with disabilities. Co-author of the book “Sexualidade e Deficiência: Rompendo o Silêncio” [Sexuality and Disability: Breaking the Silence] and author of the book “Asilamento de Pessoas com Deficiência: A institucionalização da incapacidade social” [Asylum of Persons with Disabilities: The Institutionalization of Social Disability].


​Flavia Ranieri

A native of Belo Horizonte, Flavia Ranieri graduated in Architecture and Urbanism from UFMG (2000) and after graduating in Environmental Comfort and Energy Conservation from USP (2003) fell in love with São Paulo. It was there that she opened her own office (2008) and was selected by the Goldman Sachs and FGV program to take the Entrepreneurship and New Business course (2012). In 2014, she began her studies aimed at the Senior audience and in the following year she made the senior's journey - Designing Thinking with the company Service Sprints (2015). Looking for a formal theoretical basis, she did a postgraduate degree in Gerontology by Albert Einstein - Brazilian Israeli Charitable Society (2017) where she was the only architect in the class among so many health professionals. She conceived and opened the now more mature GROU that becomes MYS SENIOR DESIGN. An office focused on bringing design solutions to the elderly. In 2018, she  developed the Studio of Longevity at CASACOR SP, presenting solutions with technology and design for the elderly. This project earned the Estadão award.

​Janari Pedroso

Psychologist. Master's degree (Universidade Federal do Pará / NAEA). PhD in Sciences (Universidade Federal do Pará / NAEA). Post Doctorate in Psychology (Universidade Católica de Brasilia). Associate Professor IV at the Universidade Federal do Pará / Faculty of Psychology, Postgraduate Program in Psychology and Behavior Research and Theory Program. Coordinator of the Anxiety and Depression Ambulatory - AMBAD, University Hospital Bettina Ferro de Sousa / UFPA. Coordinates the Development and Health Laboratory - LADS / UFPA. Member of ANPEPP WG: “Family, Development Processes and Health Promotion”. CNPq Productivity Scholarship Level 2.

​Karla Giacomin

Geriatrician at the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Master´s in Public Health by the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine of the School of Medicine of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
PhD in Health Sciences from Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - Research Center René Rachou. Consultant for World Health Organization in the area of policies for the

​​Laura Guilhoto

Graduated in Medicine from the Universidade de São Paulo, Master's degree in Medicine (Neurology) from the University de São Paulo and PhD in Medicine (Neurology) from the Universidade de Sao Paulo. Held Medical Residency in Child Neurology and training in Electroencephalography at the Hospital das Clínicas, School of Medicine of Universidade de São Paulo and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center Clinic in Chicago, USA. Post-doctorate with CAPES scholarship at the Children's Hospital Boston of the Harvard University. She is currently a neurologist at the Universidade de São Paulo and the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Unifesp), advisor to the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Unifesp and technical-scientific advisor of the Institute of Teaching and Research of APAE SÃO PAULO.
She has experience in Neurology, focusing on Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, acting mainly on the following subjects: electroencephalography, epilepsy, typical absence seizure, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, generalized epilepsy idiopathic drugs, antiepileptic drugs, childhood neurology, and intellectual disability. She is currently President of Honor of Brazilian Association of Epilepsy.

​Leila Castro

Graduated in Physical Education by the School of Physical Education of Jundiaí. MBA in Strategic Management in the Third Sector by the United Metropolitan Colleges of São Paulo. Experience of 29 years in the area of Intellectual Disability, working in different life cycles (childhood to aging). With technical knowledge on human aging (Gerontology) from the Medical School of the Universidade de São Paulo - HC / São Paulo. She works as a supervisor / specialist at Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa da APAE DE SÃO PAULO. National Coordinator of Aging at APAE Brazil / National Federation of APAEs and as Senior Counselor at the National Council for the Human Rights of the Elderly - CNDI.

​Luciana Mascarenhas Fonseca

Psychologist, specialist in Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation and Psycho-gerontology, holds a master's degree from the University of Padova, Italy, and a PhD from the Department of Psychiatry at the Universidade de São Paulo School of Medicine with a sandwich course at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Currently holds a postdoctoral degree at Washington State University, United States, and is a collaborator of the Third Age Project (PROTER) of the Hospital das Clínicas de São Paulo.

​Mari Zulian

Occupational Therapist by Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, she has studied Psychopedagogy at UNISAL, Master´s in Education in the line of teacher education by PUC Campinas, Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP with research in Assistive Technology – Computer-man interface. Extensive experience in physical health and education, with emphasis on the areas of: assistive technology, accessibility, Alternative Communication (CAA), Special Education and Inclusion, she works with training and capacity building in the areas of; Assistive Technology, CAA e Inclusion, acted as a consultant at MEC-SECADI implementing the special education policy in the inclusive perspectives enforced today, remaining a direct collaborator of this sector since 2011, dedicated to research and developments in Assistive Technology and Public Policy in this collaborative area of the National Reference Center for Assistive Technology- CNRTA. Currently, she works as a teacher in the courses of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Pedagogy from UNISO – Universidade de Sorocaba.

​Maria Eliane Catunda

Social Worker at PUC Minas. Master in Gerontology and PhD in Education / Gerontology at Unicamp. Professor at PUC Minas Campus Poços de Caldas until 2015 and currently a guest professor in postgraduate courses in the areas of Public Health and Social Care Policy, Human Aging and Third Sector. Publications in the publishers Papirus, Alinea, Guanabara Koogan, SESC São Paulo / Perseu Abramo and in national and international journals. Reviewer of articles from scientific journals in the areas of Gerontology and Health Policy.

​Matthew P. Janicki

Ph.D. Co-Chair of the US National Working Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices, as well as research associate professor at the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Previously, he was director of aging and special populations for the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. He is currently leading a specialist study of group homes for mentally handicapped adults, and previously was the lead investigator of several studies examining how community agencies provide community support for adults with intellectual disabilities affected by dementia and how families are affected. Assisted by community agencies in supporting adults with Down syndrome affected by Alzheimer's disease.


​Michel Naslavsky

PhD Professor in the Department of Genetics and Evolutionary Biology at the USP Biosciences Institute. Researcher at USP Human Genome and Stem Cell Research Center. Coordinates projects in medical and population genomics, bioinformatics and bioethics. Member of the Brazilian Society of Genetics and the American Society of Human Genetics.

​Naira Lemos

Social Worker at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUCSP. Specialist in Gerontology from the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG) Master and PhD in Sciences from UNIFESP. She is currently Social Worker and Affiliated Professor of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Discipline of the Federal Universidade de São Paulo. Coordinates the Elderly Home Care Program and the Caregiver Outpatient Clinic (DIGG / UNIFESP). She is an associate member of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Chairman of the Committee of Title of Specialist in Gerontology of SBGG. Coordinator of the multidisciplinary residence of Aging of UNIFESP.

​Orestes Forlenza

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Master´s in the Department of Psychiatry of USP School of Medicine, Research Fellowship at Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK, Doctorate at the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine USP, Associate Professor (MS5-3) in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine of the Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP). Ambulatory Coordinator of Geriatric Psychiatry of LIM-27, IPq-HCFMUSP.

​Philip McCallion

The interest in research of Doctor McCallion is to fill in an important niche in the field of social work, with scholarship about aging of populations and those with intellectual disability, such as Down syndrome. He is a principal co-investigator of the Intellectual Disability Department for the Irish Longitudinal Study about aging, visiting professor at the Trinity College Dublin, a scholar and mentor at the Social Work School at the John A. Hartford Foundation and member of the steering committee of the National Group of Work about Intellectual Disability and Dementia.
Since 1996, McCallion received more than US$ 30 million in research funding and published more than 140 articles about interventions with elderly people with chronic conditions, caregiver of frail elderly people, those with Alzheimer´s disease, and people with intellection or developmental disabilities. As a mentor of junior researchers, he has acted in 23 PhD boards, of which he was the chairman of 14, and supervised 40 projects of PhD and Master´s degree.
McCallion´s research started with randomized control trials of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and their caregivers. His interests include the creation of communities prepared to age; evaluate non-pharmacological interventions; increase the reach of palliative care programs; and develop community-oriented projects to help elderly people with intellectual disabilities. In his work, McCallion emphasizes evidence-based interventions collaborating with State and local agencies and community training.

Ramón Novell Alsina

Bachelor of Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and specialist in psychiatry. He has developed his assistance work in the field of general adult psychiatry, psychogeriatrics and psychiatry of persons with intellectual disabilities. Master in Intellectual Disability from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Postgraduate in Psychogeriatrics and Geriatric Rehabilitation from the Complutense University of Madrid.
He is currently head of the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Service of the Girona Health Care Institute, depending on the government of Catalonia.

​Sérgio Duque Estrada

Graduated in business from FGV, postgraduate in finance from PUC-RJ, and MBA from New York University (Stern School of Business); He was an executive at BNDES, JPChase, Socimer do Brasil, and BankBoston, and is a partner at Valormax Financial Consulting (www.valormax.com). Works in corporate finance projects, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and judicial recovery. TMA Brazil Board Member (Turnaround Management Association), and Aging2.0 Local Representative (“Ambassador”).

​Tamar Heller

Distinguished Professor Director of the Disability Department and Human Development - IDHD.
Family Clinical Director - DHD. Professor and head of the Human Development Disability department from Illinois, Chicago. She is the head of the Excellence University Center in Developmental Disabilities, Research in Rehabilitation and Training Center for Development Disabilities and  TAP Autism Program.
She has written over 200 publications, including 5 books and is a founding member of the National Sibling Leadership Network and Bridging Aging and Disability International.

​Tássia Monique Chiarelli

Gerontologist and Master in Gerontology at USP, PhD student in Gerontology at Unicamp. Participated in the 10,000 Women International Program offered by Goldman Sachs Bank and FGV. She worked in consultancy in the area of virtual health communication, with participation in international work in Angola. She was CEO of OPA, a company incubated at USP, whose business model was based on creative projects for aging. She is a consultant, speaker and educator in the field of gerontology focusing on the pillars: education, entrepreneurship and technology. Winner of four awards in the area of aging.

Willians Fiori

Specialist in Aging Market, founder of Aging 2.0 Project and the Gerocast Podcast. Associated member of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Member of the Brazilian Society of Gerontechnology. Professor of Hospital Albert Einstein in the Post-Graduation course of Gerontology. Guest professor: PUC-SP / EACH-USP LESTE / FMUSP.

​Yeda Duarte

Graduated in Nursing at the Escola de Enfermagem da USP, master and PhD in Nursing by the Universidade de São Pauo – Gerontology. Postdoctorate in Epidemiology at the Public Health School of USP with internship at Sealy Center on Aging – University of Texas Medical Brunch, Associated Professor (MS5) of the Universidade de São Paulo, professor at the Nursing School and Public Health School of USP. Currently, she is the coordinator of the SABE Study – Health, Well-Being, and Aging, a longitudinal study about the life and health conditions of elderly residents in the city of São Paulo and coordinator of NAPSABE. She has coordinated the longitudinal study about frailty determinants in elderly people with advanced age. Coordinator of the Nursing Residence Program – Adult and Elderly People Health. She was responsible for the creation of the first graduation course in Gerontology located at the Universidade de São Paulo. She is the leader of the Public Health and Aging Research Group, acting mainly in the following subjects: elderly people, SABE Study, aging, caregivers, and gerontology.

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