Maria Cássia Jacintho Mendes Corrêa, PhD
Maria Cassia Mendes-Correa graduated in Medicine from São Paulo University Medical School – USP/1984. She made her Master and PhD in Infectious Diseases at the same University (1994-2002). She is an Associated Professor at Infectious Diseases Department (USP) and coordinates the Viral Hepatitis Outpatient Clinic in Hospital das Clínicas (USP) .
She is currently the head of the Virology Laboratory (LIM 52) at the Tropical Medicine Institute (USP).
Prof. Mendes-Correa was the Director of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases in 2016 and 2017.
From 2017-2019 she was consultant on viral hepatitis at the HIV/Aids and Viral Hepatitis Department of the Ministry of Health of Brazil.
She has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
The main fields of expertise of Prof. Mendes-Correa includes viral hepatitis , central nervous system infection and arbovirus infection .
Hepatites Virais e Infecção pelo HIV