Mario Roberto Dal Poz, Editor-in-Chief
Mario Roberto Dal Poz is a full Professor and former deputy director of the Social Medicine Institute at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He coordinated the Human Resources for Health team at the World Health Organization (WHO) from 2000 to 2012.
Dr Dal Poz, has worked in the area of health systems for over 30 years, gaining vast experience in the development of human resources at regional, national and international levels. He has an MSc in Social Medicine with a focus on health delivery models in the context of the growing urbanization in Brazil, and a PhD in Public Health with the elaboration of a new methodology for policy analysis of human resources for health development.
His current interests include issues related to human resources for health (HRH) development, health system reform, HRH policy and planning implementation and evaluation at national and sub-national level, education and migration of health professionals.