Dr. Celina Maria Turchi Martelli

08 October 2020

Dr. Celina Maria Turchi Martelli is a researcher of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the Institute Aggeu Magalhães, FIOCRUZ-Pernambuco, Brazil.

Dr. Martelli´s research focuses on infectious diseases in Latin America. She completed her MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and PhD in Public Health at the University of São Paulo in Brazil. She receives a Scientific Productivity Award from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. She serves on the CNPq Scientific Committee Board and she is a member of National Academy of Science. She is part of the Microcephaly Epidemic Research Group, a network of scientists and health professionals committed to investigating the Zika crisis and its development beyond the epidemic period. Dr. Martelli is a contributing member of the ZikaPLAN consortium.