Jose Fernando Martin
Dr. José Fernando Vilela Martin, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine, and Head of Internal Medicine Division of State Medical School in São José do Rio Preto (FAMERP), São Paulo, Brazil. He is coordinator of Hypertension Clinic, an Experimental and Clinical Research Center associate with The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).He received his medical degree from FAMERP in 1986 and completed residency in Internal Medicine at University of São Paulo - Medical School in Ribeirão Preto and in Clinical Cardiology at Cardiovascular Diseases Institute in São José do Rio Preto. He completed his clinical and research training at the University of São Paulo in 1998, where he received his PhD title. Dr. Martin is a member of American Heart Association (AHA) and The Endocrine Society, besides the Brazilian Society of Hypertension, Brazilian Society of Cardiology and São Paulo Cardiological Society. He is also a reviewer on the Pan American Journal of Public Health and a scientific advisor of the Hypertension Department of Brazilian Society of Cardiology. His research interests include epidemiology, pathophysiologic mechanisms and management of hypertensive crisis, in addition to metabolic syndrome.