José M. Belizán

José M. Belizán, MD, PhD, is an obstetrician and epidemiologist who has focused his expertise on research and training mainly in Latin America. He has participated in numerous major clinical trials mostly in Latin American region, testing a diversity of interventions to improve maternal and perinatal health care. He is the former Director of the Pan American Health Organization’s Latin American Center for Perinatology in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is currently a Senior Scientist in the Department of Mother and Child Health Research at Institute of Clinical Effectiveness in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Belizán is an Adjunct Professor in the Tulane Department of Epidemiology and in the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.

1 September 2011