I am a medical doctor and professor of public health, and I am also the father of a beautiful daughter and uncle to the world’s best niece. We also live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We are being inundated with information and misinformation about Zika and its correlation to microcephaly. There is a lot of […]
Kenneth Camargo Jr
Kenneth Camargo Jr., MD, is the father of one amazing daughter and is also full-time tenured professor at the Instituto de Medicina Social at the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). In addition to being a medical doctor he also holds a PhD in public health also from UERJ. He did his post-doctoral fellowship 2000-2001 at the Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University, Canada. The key focus of his research is on the production, diffusion and utilisation of biomedical knowledge, applying the theoretical and methodological tools of science studies. The main themes of his research have dealt with HIV/AIDS, sexuality, health care and medicalization.