Dr David Gonzalez-Chica

David Gonzalez-Chica
Senior Lecturer
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

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Dr David Gonzalez-Chica

Date Title Institution Source of Data
Current projects
2016 - Preventing obesity in childhood and adolescence: weight and height screening in Australian general practice Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide National Prescribing Service - MedicineWise
2016 - Cardiovascular disease in adults: primary and secondary prevention in Australian general practice Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide National Prescribing Service - MedicineWise
2016 - Assessing quality of life to evaluate the course of chronic diseases in Australian adults Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide North West Adelaide Health Cohort Study
2015 -

Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and improving the quality of life through preventive recommendations and reduction of socioeconomic disparities in South Australia

Discipline of General Practice Spring 2015 Health Omnibus Survey
2013 - Abdominal obesity and diet as determinants of cardiovascular risk and metabolic alterations in adults from southern Brazil – EpiFloripa longitudinal study (Cohort study) Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) EpiFloripa Adults Cohort Study
2013 - Health conditions, lifestyle habits, screening and prevention of cancer, and cardiovascular disease in the elderly: a population-based longitudinal study in Florianópolis, Brazil, 2013Epi-Idoso study (Cohort study) Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) Epi-Idoso Cohort Study

 

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
2010 - 2015 Assistant Professor Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
2010 - 2015 Consultant Rio Grande University Foundation
2009 - 2010 Fellow Federal University of Pelotas
2005 - 2010 Fellow, Wellcome Trust Foundation Federal University of Pelotas
2003 - 2005 Medical Doctor, Chief of Health Centre Municipality of Guayaquil, Ecuador

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2010 Brazilian Best PhD Thesis in Public Health area Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)
2001 Award for the Best Graduated student in the School of Medicine, Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Spanish; Castilian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2007 - 2008 Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem (SENAC), Brazil Brazil Specialist in Professional Education
2007 - 2009 Universidade Federal de Pelotas Brazil PhD in Epidemiology. Concentration area: Lifecourse Epidemiology
2005 - 2006 Universidade Federal de Pelotas Brazil MSc in Epidemiology
1994 - 2001 Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil Ecuador MD

Postgraduate Training

Date Title Institution Country
2009 - 2010 Postdoc in Body Composition Analysis Universidade Federal de Pelotas Brazil
2003 - 2003 Specialist in Infectious Paediatric Diseases Instituto de Salud Carlos III Spain

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology, Dietetics and Nutrigenomics, Epidemiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutritional Physiology, Public Health

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Gonsalez, P., Retondario, A., Bricarello, L., González-Chica, D., Silva, D. & De Vasconcelos, F. (2017). Exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding and association with body fat excess among schoolchildren in florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil, 17, 1, 115-125. 10.1590/1806-93042017000100007
2017 González-Chica, D., Adams, R., Dal Grande, E., Avery, J., Hay, P. & Stocks, N. (2017). Lower educational level and unemployment increase the impact of cardiometabolic conditions on the quality of life: results of a population-based study in South Australia. Quality of Life Research, 26, 6, 1521-1530. 10.1007/s11136-017-1503-y
2017 Silva, R., Da Silva, D., Bastos, J., Peres, K., Peres, M. & Gonzalez-Chica, D. (2017). Anthropometric measures change and incidence of high blood pressure levels among adults: A populationbased prospective study in Southern Brazil. Journal of Hypertension, 35, 1, 39-46. 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001128
2017 Cembranel, F., Corso, A. & González-Chica, D. (2017). Inadequacies in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia among children registered in the national program of iron supplementation in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Texto e Contexto Enfermagem, 26, 2, -. 10.1590/0104-07072017006310015
2017 González-Chica, D., Dal Grande, E., Bowden, J., Musker, M., Hay, P. & Stocks, N. (2017). Are we reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and improving the quality of life through preventive health care? Results of a population-based study in South Australia. Preventive Medicine, 99, 164-170. 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.02.007
2017 Goes, V., Wazlawik, E., d'Orsi, E., Navarro, A. & González-Chica, D. (2017). Do sociodemographic, behavioral or health status variables affect longitudinal anthropometric changes in older adults? Population-based cohort study in Southern Brazil. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, -. 10.1111/ggi.13024
2017 Hay, P., Mitchison, D., Collado, A., González-Chica, D., Stocks, N. & Touyz, S. (2017). Burden and health-related quality of life of eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), in the Australian population. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 1, 21-. 10.1186/s40337-017-0149-z
2017 Goes, V., Wazlawik, E., D'Orsi, E. & González-Chica, D. (2017). Severe obesity increases the prevalence but not the incidence of depressive symptoms in the elderly-population-based cohort in Southern Brazil. International Psychogeriatrics, 29, 8, 1307-1316. 10.1017/S1041610216002246
2017 Nascimento, G., Peres, K., Mittinty, M., Mejia, G., Silva, D., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & Peres, M. (2017). Obesity and periodontal outcomes: a population-based cohort study in Brazil. Journal of Periodontology, 88, 1, 50-58. 10.1902/jop.2016.160361
2017 Mitchison, D., Touyz, S., González-Chica, D., Stocks, N. & Hay, P. (2017). How abnormal is binge eating? 18-Year time trends in population prevalence and burden. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 136, 2, 147-155. 10.1111/acps.12735
2017 Bernardo, C., Bastos, J., González-Chica, D., Peres, M. & Paradies, Y. (2017). Interpersonal discrimination and markers of adiposity in longitudinal studies: A systematic review. Obesity Reviews, -. 10.1111/obr.12564
2016 Tessari, A., Giehl, M., Schneider, I. & González-Chica, D. (2016). Anthropometric measures change and quality of life in elderly people: a longitudinal population-based study in Southern Brazil. Quality of Life Research, 25, 12, 3057-3066. 10.1007/s11136-016-1330-6
2016 Kliemann, N., Veiros, M., González-Chica, D. & Proença, R. (2016). Serving size on nutrition labeling for processed foods sold in Brazil: Relationship to energy value. Revista de Nutricao, 29, 5, 741-750. 10.1590/1678-98652016000500012
2016 González-Chica, D., Mnisi, Z., Avery, J., Duszynski, K., Doust, J., Tideman, P. ... Stocks, N. (2016). Effect of health literacy on quality of life amongst patients with ischaemic heart disease in Australian general practice. PLoS One, 11, 3, e0151079-1-e0151079-15. 10.1371/journal.pone.0151079
2016 Lima, L., Krug, R., Silva, R., Carvalho, A., González-Chica, D., Back, I. & Petroski, E. (2016). Prediction of areal bone mineral density and bone mineral content in children and adolescents living with HIV based on anthropometric variables. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 19, 4, 457-464. 10.1016/j.jocd.2015.06.001
2016 Kraemer, M., Oliveira, R., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & Proença, R. (2016). Sodium content on processed foods for snacks. Public health nutrition, 19, 6, 967-975. 10.1017/S1368980015001718
2016 Gonçalves, H., Pearson, R., Horta, B., González-Chica, D., Castilho, E., Damiani, M. ... Victora, C. (2016). Maternal depression and anxiety predicts the pattern of offspring symptoms during their transition to adulthood. Psychological medicine, 46, 2, 415-424. 10.1017/S0033291715001956
2016 Nishida, W., Fernandes, A. C., Veiros, M. B., González Chica, D. A. & Proença, R. P. D. C. (2016). A comparison of sodium contents on nutrition information labels of foods with and without nutrition claims marketed in Brazil. British Food Journal, 118, 7, 1594-1609. 10.1108/BFJ-09-2015-0325
2016 Cembranel, F., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & d'Orsi, E. (2016). Inadequate dietary micronutrient intake in men and women in southern Brazil: the EpiFloripa Adults Study, 2012. CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, 32, 8, 1-8. 10.1590/0102-311X00164015
2016 Martínez-Mesa, J., González-Chica, D., Duquia, R., Bonamigo, R. & Bastos, J. (2016). Sampling: How to select participants in my research study?. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 91, 3, 326-330. 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20165254
2015 Ozcariz, S., de O Bernardo, C., Cembranel, F., Peres, M. & González-Chica, D. (2015). Dietary practices among individuals with diabetes and hypertension are similar to those of healthy people: a population-based study. BMC Public Health, 15, 1, 479-1-479-20. 10.1186/s12889-015-1801-7
2015 Silva, M., Silva, T., de Alentar, M., Coelho, M., Wildner, L., Bazzo, M. ... Schiavon, L. (2015). Factors associated with 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in patients with liver cirrhosis. Annals of Hepatology, 14, 1, 99-107.
2015 Martins, C., De Sousa, A., Veiros, M., González-Chica, D. & Da Costa Proença, R. (2015). Sodium content and labelling of processed and ultra-processed food products marketed in Brazil. Public Health Nutrition, 18, 7, 1206-1214. 10.1017/S1368980014001736
2015 Kliemann, N., Vieira dos Santos Kraemer, M., Silveira, B., González-Chica, D. & Pacheco da Costa Proença, R. (2015). Tamanho da porcao e gordura trans: os rotulos de alimentos industrializados brasileiros estao adequados?. DEMETRA: Alimentação, Nutrição & Saúde, 10, 1, 43-60. 10.12957/demetra.2015.12981
2015 Leal, D., de Assis, M., González-Chica, D., da Costa, F., de Andrade, D. & Lobo, A. (2015). Changes in total and central adiposity and body fat distribution among 7–10-year-old schoolchildren in Brazil. Public Health Nutrition, 18, 12, 2105-2114. 10.1017/S1368980014002857
2015 Pudla, K. J., Gonzaléz-Chica, D. A. & de Vasconcelos, F. D. A. G. (2015). Effect of breastfeeding on obesity of schoolchildren: influence of maternal education. Revista Paulista de Pediatria (English Edition), 33, 3, 294-301. 10.1016/j.rppede.2015.06.006
2015 Gonzalez-Chica, D., Bastos, J., Duquia, R., Bonamigo, R. & Martinez-Mesa, J. (2015). Test of association: which one is the most appropriate for my study?. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 90, 4, 523-528. 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20154289
2015 Schiavon, C., Vieira, F., Ceccatto, V., de Liz, S., Cardoso, A., Sabel, C. ... Di Pietro, P. (2015). Nutrition education intervention for women with breast cancer: effect on nutritional factors and oxidative stress. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47, 1, 2-9. 10.1016/j.jneb.2014.09.005
2015 Dos Santos Kraemer, M., Machado, P., Kliemann, N., Alejandro GonzáLez Chica, D. & Pacheco Da Costa ProençA, R. (2015). The brazilian population consumes larger serving sizes than those informed on labels. British Food Journal, 117, 2, 719-730. 10.1108/BFJ-11-2013-0339
2015 Pudla, K., Gonzaléz-Chica, D. & Vasconcelos, F. (2015). Effect of breastfeeding on obesity of schoolchildren: Influence of maternal education. Revista Paulista de Pediatria, 33, 3, 295-302. 10.1016/j.rpped.2015.01.004
2014 Kliemann, N., Boro Veiros, M., González-Chica, D. & Pacheco da Costa Proença, R. (2014). Is the serving size and household measure information on labels clear and standardized? Analysis of the labels of processed foods sold in Brazil. Vigilância Sanitária em Debate, 2, 4, -. 10.3395/vd.v2i4.445
2014 Orlandi, S. P., González-Chica, D. A., Gonzalez, M. C., Buffarini, R. & Assunção, M. C. F. (2014). PP211-SUN: Early Nutritional Factors Associated with Body Composition in Late Adolescence in a Birth Cohort in Southern Brazil. Clinical Nutrition, 33, S98-S99. 10.1016/S0261-5614(14)50253-1
2014 Bastos, J., Duquia, R., González-Chica, D., Mesa, J. & Bonamigo, R. (2014). Field work I: Selecting the instrument for data collection. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 89, 6, 918-923. 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20143884
2014 Duquia, R., Bastos, J., Bonamigo, R., González-Chica, D. & Martínez-Mesa, J. (2014). Presenting data in tables and charts. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 89, 2, 280-285. 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20143388
2014 Vieira, T., Corso, A. & González-Chica, D. (2014). Organic food-related educational actions developed by dieticians in Brazilian municipal schools. Revista de Nutricao, 27, 5, 525-535. 10.1590/1415-52732014000500002
2014 Martins Hissanaga-Himelstein, V., Santaella Vivaz Oliveira, M., Maria Silveira, B., Alejandro González-Chica, D., Pacheco da Costa Proença, R. & Mara Block, J. (2014). Comparison between Experimentally Determined Total, Saturated and Trans Fat Levels and Levels Reported on the Labels of Cookies and Bread sold in Brazil. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 2, 12, 906-913. 10.12691/jfnr-2-12-8
2014 Ceccatto, V., Faria Di Pietro, P., Nogueira Previdelli, A., Kunradi Vieira, F., Cesa Schiavon, C., Engel, R. ... Gonzalez Chica, D. (2014). Brazilian healthy eating index revised (BHEI-R) of women before and during adjuvant treatment for breast cancer. Nutricion Hospitalaria, 30, 5, 1101-1109. 10.3305/nh.2014.30.5.7439
2014 Martínez-Mesa, J., Menezes, A., Howe, L., Wehrmeister, F., Muniz, L., González-Chica, D. ... Barros, F. (2014). Lifecourse relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy, birth weight, contemporaneous anthropometric measurements and bone mass at 18 years old. The 1993 Pelotas Birth Cohort. Early Human Development, 90, 12, 901-906. 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2014.08.024
2014 Vianna, C., Da Silva Linhares, R., Bielemann, R., MacHado, E., González-Chica, D., Matijasevich, A. ... Da Silva Dos Santos, I. (2014). Accuracy and adequacy of waist circumference cut-off points currently recommended in Brazilian adults. Public Health Nutrition, 17, 4, 861-869. 10.1017/S1368980013000529
2014 Peres, M., Peres, K., Boing, A., Bastos, J., Silva, D. & González-Chica, D. (2014). Oral health in the EpiFloripa: A prospective study of adult health in Southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, 17, 2, 571-575. 10.1590/1809-4503201400020021
2014 Tassitano, R. M., Dumith, S. C., Chica, D. A. G. & Tenório, M. C. M. (2014). Aggregation of the four main risk factors to non-communicable diseases among adolescents. Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, 17, 2, 465-478. 10.1590/1809-4503201400020014ENG
2014 Da Costa, F., De Assis, M., González-Chica, D., Bernardo, C., De Barros, M. & Nahas, M. (2014). Effect of school-based intervention on diet in high school students. Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria e Desempenho Humano, 16, SUPPL. 1, 36-45. 10.5007/1980-0037.2014v16s1p36
2014 Kliemann, N., Veiros, M., Gonza lez-Chica, D. & Proenc a, R. (2014). Reference serving sizes for the Brazilian population: An analysis of processed food labels. Revista de Nutricao, 27, 3, 329-341. 10.1590/1415-52732014000300007
2014 Martínez-Mesa, J., González-Chica, D., Bastos, J., Bonamigo, R. & Duquia, R. (2014). Sample size: How many participants do i need in my research?. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 89, 4, 609-615. 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20143705
2014 Leal, D., De Assis, M., González-Chica, D. & Da Costa, F. (2014). Trends in adiposity in Brazilian 7-10-year-old schoolchildren: evidence for increasing overweight but not obesity between 2002 and 2007. Annals of Human Biology, 41, 3, 255-262. 10.3109/03014460.2013.854832
2013 Silva, D., Glazer De Anselmo Peres, K., Boing, A., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & De Anselmo Peres, M. (2013). Clustering of risk behaviors for chronic noncommunicable diseases: A population-based study in southern Brazil. Preventive Medicine, 56, 1, 20-24. 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.10.022
2013 Orlandi, S. P., Schneider, B. C., Gonzalez, M. C., González-Chica, D. A. & Assunção, M. C. F. (2013). Determinantes nutricionais precoces da massa livre de gordura no início da vida adulta: revisão sistemática da literatura. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 29, 4, 639-653. 10.1590/S0102-311X2013000800003
2013 Silveira, B., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & Da Costa Proença, R. (2013). Reporting of trans-fat on labels of Brazilian food products. Public Health Nutrition, 16, 12, 2146-2153. 10.1017/S1368980013000050
2013 Cembranel, F., Dallazen, C. & González-Chica, D. A. (2013). Efetividade da suplementação de sulfato ferroso na prevenção da anemia em crianças: revisão sistemática da literatura e metanálise. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 29, 9, 1731-1751. 10.1590/S0102-311X2013001300014
2013 Machado, P., Machado, M., Schmitz, B., Corso, A., González-Chica, D. & Vasconcelos, F. (2013). Characterization of the national school food program in santa catarina state, Brazil. Revista de Nutricao, 26, 6, 715-725. 10.1590/S1415-52732013000600010
2013 Muniz, L., Zanini, R., Schneider, B., Tassitano, R., Feitosa, W. & González-Chica, D. (2013). Prevalência e fatores associados ao consumo de frutas, legumes e verduras entre adolescentes de escolas públicas de Caruaru, PE. Ciencia e Saude Coletiva, 18, 2, 393-404. 10.1590/s1413-81232013000200011
2013 Orlandi, S., Schneider, B., Gonzalez, M., González-Chica, D. & Assunção, M. (2013). Early nutritional determinants of fat-free mass in early adulthood: A systematic review. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 29, 4, 639-653. 10.1590/s0102-311x2013000400003
2013 Machado, P., Dos Santos Kraemer, M., Kliemann, N., Gonzâlez-Chica, D. & Da Costa Proença, R. (2013). Relationship among serving size information, household measurements and trans fat on the labels of food products. Mundo da Saude, 37, 3, 299-311.
2013 Zanini, R., Muniz, L., Schneider, B., Tassitano, R., Feitosa, W. & González-Chica, D. (2013). Daily consumption of soft drinks, sweets and fried foods among adolescents in the Northeast of Brazil. Ciencia e Saude Coletiva, 18, 12, 3739-3750. 10.1590/S1413-81232013001200030
2013 Ngale, K., Santos, I., González-Chica, D., De Barros, A. & Matijasevich, A. (2013). Bed-sharing and risk of hospitalisation due to pneumonia and diarrhoea in infancy: the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67, 3, 245-249. 10.1136/jech-2012-201145
2013 Garcia, M. F., Wazlawik, E., Moreno, Y. M. F., Führ, L. M. & González-Chica, D. A. (2013). Diagnostic accuracy of handgrip strength in the assessment ofmalnutrition in hemodialyzed patients. e-SPEN Journal, 8, 4, e181-e186. 10.1016/j.clnme.2013.06.003
2013 Martínez-Mesa, J., Restrepo-Méndez, M., González, D., Wehrmeister, F., Horta, B., Domingues, M. & Menezes, A. (2013). Life-course evidence of birth weight effects on bone mass: systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoporosis International, 24, 1, 7-18. 10.1007/s00198-012-2114-7
2013 González-Chica, D., Tittoni Corso, A., Cembranel, F., Pudla, K., Lemke, S. & Schmitz, B. (2013). School lunch cooks' perception of the use of organic foods in the school meals served in Santa Catarina state, Southern Brazil. Revista de Nutricao, 26, 4, 407-418. 10.1590/S1415-52732013000400003
2013 Cembranel, F., Corso, A. & González-Chica, D. (2013). Coverage and adequacy of ferrous sulfate supplementation in the prevention of anemia among children treated at health centers of Florianopolis, Santa Catarina. Revista Paulista de Pediatria, 31, 3, 315-323. 10.1590/S0103-05822013000300007
2013 Cembranel, F., Dallazen, C. & González-Chica, D. (2013). Effectiveness of ferrous sulfate supplementation in the prevention of anemia in children: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 29, 9, 1731-1751. 10.1590/0102-311X00152312
2013 Gonçalves, H., González-Chica, D., Menezes, A., Hallal, P., Araújo, C. & Dumith, S. (2013). HIV/AIDS transmission knowledge among adolescents aged 11 years from southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, 16, 2, 420-431. 10.1590/S1415-790X2013000200017
2012 González-chica, D., Gonçalves, H., Nazmi, A., Santos, I., Barros, A., Matijasevich, A. & Victora, C. (2012). Seasonality of infant feeding practices in three Brazilian birth cohorts. International Journal of Epidemiology, 41, 3, 743-752. 10.1093/ije/dys002
2012 Vianna, C., González, D. & Matijasevich, A. (2012). Utilização de ácido acetilsalicílico (AAS) na prevenção de doenças cardiovasculares: um estudo de base populacional. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 28, 6, 1122-1132. 10.1590/S0102-311X2012000600011
2012 Nunes, A., Oliveira, I., Santos, B., Millech, C., Silva, L., González, D. ... Barros, F. (2012). Quality of DNA extracted from saliva samples collected with the Oragene™ DNA self-collection kit. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 1, 65-1-65-5. 10.1186/1471-2288-12-65
2012 Martínez-Mesa, J., Menezes, A., González, D., Horta, B., Matijasevich, A., Gigante, D. & Hallal, P. (2012). Life course association of maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring's height: data from the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51, Suppl. 6, S53-S57. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.08.014
2012 Goulart, I., Cesar, J., Gonzalez-Chica, D. & Neumann, N. (2012). Self-medication of children aged under five years in municipalities in the states of pará and piauí: Prevalence and associated factors. Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil, 12, 2, 165-172. 10.1590/S1519-38292012000200007
2012 del Duca, G., González-Chica, D., dos Santos, J., Knuth, A., de Camargo, M. & Araújo, C. (2012). Self-reported weight and height for determining nutritional status of adults and elderly: Validity and implications for data analysis. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 28, 1, 75-85. 10.1590/S0102-311X2012000100008
2012 Gonçalves, H., González, D., Araújo, C., Muniz, L., Tavares, P., Assunção, M. ... Hallal, P. (2012). Adolescents' perception of causes of obesity: unhealthy lifestyles or heritage?. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51, Suppl. 6, S46-S52. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.08.015
2012 Gonçalves, H., Dumith, S., González, D., Menezes, A., Araújo, C., Hallal, P. & Bastos, J. (2012). Self-reported discrimination by adolescents in a Brazilian birth cohort: Prevalence and associations. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 31, 3, 204-210.
2011 Wehrmeister, F., Knorst, M., Jardim, J., Macedo, S., Noal, R., Martínez-Mesa, J. ... Menezes, A. (2011). Pulmonary rehabilitation programs for patients with COPD = Programas de reabilitação pulmonar em pacientes com DPOC. Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia, 37, 4, 544-555. 10.1590/S1806-37132011000400017
2011 Prietsch, S., González-Chica, D., Cesar, J. & Mendoza-Sassi, R. (2011). Unplanned pregnancy in Southern Brazil: Prevalence and associated factors. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 27, 10, 1906-1916. 10.1590/S0102-311X2011001000004
2011 Mano, P., Cesar, J., González-Chica, D. & Neumann, N. (2011). Inequality in health care for women during gestation and delivery in a municipality in the semi-arid region of Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil, 11, 4, 381-388. 10.1590/S1519-38292011000400004
2011 Zhang, L., González-Chica, D., Cesar, J., Mendoza-Sassi, R., Beskow, B., Larentis, N. & Blosfeld, T. (2011). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and anthropometric measurements of newborns: A population-based study in southern of Brazil. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 27, 9, 1768-1776. 10.1590/S0102-311X2011000900010
2011 Dode, M., Santos, I. & González, D. (2011). Anthropometry from birth to 24 months among offspring of women with gestational diabetes: 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 2, 3, 144-151. 10.1017/S2040174410000619
2011 Cesar, J., Mendoza-Sassi, R., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Mano, P. & Goulart-Filha, S. (2011). Socio-demographic characteristics and prenatal and childbirth care in southern Brazil. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 27, 5, 985-994. 10.1590/S0102-311X2011000500016
2011 Cesar, J. A., Mano, P. S., Carlotto, K., Gonzalez-Chica, D. A. & Mendoza-Sassi, R. A. (2011). Public versus private: Assessing maternity care in the far South of Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil, 11, 3, 257-263.
2010 González, D., Nazmi, A. & Victora, C. (2010). Growth from birth to adulthood and abdominal obesity in a Brazilian birth cohort. International Journal of Obesity, 34, 1, 195-202. 10.1038/ijo.2009.201
2010 Caicedo, B., Gonçalves, H., González, D. & Victora, C. (2010). Violent delinquency in a Brazilian birth cohort: The roles of breast feeding, early poverty and demographic factors. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 24, 1, 12-23. 10.1111/j.1365-3016.2009.01091.x
2010 Gonçalves, H., González, D., Araújo, C., Anselmi, L. & Menezes, A. (2010). The impact of sociodemographic conditions on quality of life among adolescents in a Brazilian birth cohort: A longitudinal study. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 28, 2, 71-79. 10.1590/s1020-49892010000800001
2009 Tequeanes, A., Gigante, D., Assuncao, M., Chica, D. & Horta, B. (2009). Maternal Anthropometry Is Associated with the Body Mass Index and Waist:Height Ratio of Offspring at 23 Years of Age. Journal of Nutrition, 139, 4, 750-754. 10.3945/jn.108.100669
2009 Cesar, J., Mendoza-Sassi, R., González-Chica, D., Menezes, E., Brink, G., Pohlmann, M. & Fonseca, T. (2009). [Prevalence of self-reported vaginal discharge and associated factors in pregnant women].. Cadernos de saúde pública / Ministério da Saúde, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, 25, 12, 2705-2714. 10.1590/s0102-311x2009001200017
2009 Nazmi, A., Gonzalez, D. C., Oliveira, I. O., Horta, B. L., Gigante, D. P. & Victora, C. G. (2009). Life course weight gain and C-reactive protein levels in young adults: Findings from a Brazilian birth cohort. American Journal of Human Biology, 21, 2, 192-199. 10.1002/ajhb.20852
2009 Cesar, J. A., Mendoza-Sassi, R. A., González-Chica, D. A., Menezes, E. H., Brink, G., Pohlmann, M. & Fonseca, T. M. (2009). Prevalência e fatores associados à percepção de ocorrência de corrimento vaginal patológico entre gestantes. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 25, 12, 2705-2714. 10.1590/S0102-311X2009001200017
2009 González, D., Nazmi, A., Yudkin, J. & Victora, C. (2009). Life-course socio-economic factors, skin colour and abdominal obesity in adulthood in a Brazilian birth cohort. Public Health Nutrition, 12, 11, 2225-2235. 10.1017/S1368980009990607
2008 González, D. A., Victora, C. G. & Gonçalves, H. (2008). [The effects of season at time of birth on asthma and pneumonia in childhood and adulthood in a birth cohort in southern Brazil].. Cadernos de saude publica, 24, 5, 1089-1102. 10.1590/s0102-311x2008000500016
2008 González, D., Victora, C. & Gonçalves, H. (2008). The effects of season at time of birth on asthma and pneumonia in childhood and adulthood in a birth cohort in southern Brazil. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 24, 5, 1089-1102. 10.1590/S0102-311X2008000500016

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2009 Nazmi, A., Oliveira, I., Gonzalez, D., Gigante, D., Horta, B. & Victora, C. (2009). DIFFERENTIAL AND CUMULATIVE IMPACT OF BMI AND CENTRAL OBESITY ON C-REACTIVE PROTEIN LEVELS: FINDINGS FROM A BRAZILIAN BIRTH COHORT. 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research. Anaheim, CA.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2015 Leal, D. B., Assis, M. A., Gonzalez-Chica, D. A. & Costa, F. F. (2015). Trends in the prevalence of overweight, obesity, risk and excess abdominal adiposity in Brazilian.
2013 Machado, P., Schmitz, B., Vasconcelos, F., Corso, A. & Gonzalez-Chica, D. (2013). NATIONAL SCHOOL MEALS PROGRAM AND THEIR INTERFACE WITH FAMILY FARMING: THE BRAZIL CASE.
2011 Gonzalez, D., Goncalves, H., Bastos, J. & Dumith, S. (2011). SELF-REPORTED DISCRIMINATION IN EARLY ADOLESCENCE IN A BRAZILIAN BIRTH COHORT: PREVALENCE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS. 10.1136/jech.2011.142976l.35
2011 Martinez-Mesa, J., Menezes, A., Gonzalez, D., Gigante, D., Horta, B., Araujo, C. ... Goncalves, H. (2011). MATERNAL SMOKING AND HEIGHT IN THE ADOLESCENT OFFSPRING. THE 1993 PELOTAS BIRTH COHORT. 10.1136/jech.2011.142976j.10
Date Project Title. Role Funding Body Amount
2014 - 2015 Prevalence of anemia and vitamin A deficiency in pre-school age children in southern Brazil: A population-based study (Survey) State coordinator Brazilian Ministry of Health (General Coordination of Food and Nutrition) and Inter-American Development Bank 100 000
2014 - 2015 Detection and characterization of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Brazilian children and adolescents (Survey) Co-Investigator Genzyme Brazil 200 000
2013 - Abdominal obesity and diet as determinants of cardiovascular risk and metabolic alterations in adults from southern Brazil – EpiFloripa longitudinal study (Cohort study) Coordinator CAPES and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brazil 200 000
2013 - Health conditions, lifestyle habits, screening and prevention of cancer, and cardiovascular disease in the elderly: a population-based longitudinal study in Florianópolis, Brazil, 2013Epi-Idoso study (Cohort study) Co-Investigator CAPES and CNPq, Brazil and  Ministry of Health 30 000 + 50 000 USD
2012 - 2013 Development of adiposity in adolescence: changes in BMI and body composition in schoolchildren from Florianópolis, southern Brazil, between 2002 and 2012 (Longitudinal study) Co-Investigator    
2011 - 2013 Oral health status and general health conditions in adults: population-based longitudinal study in Florianópolis, EpiFloripa II (Cohort study) Co-Investigator / Coordinator CAPES and CNPq, Brazil 60 000
2011 - 2013 Construction and validation of a food frequency questionnaire for use in adults (Validation study). Coordinator Federal University of Santa Catarina 5 000
2011 - 2013 Prevalence Study of Obesity among Children and Adolescents in Florianópolis, SC (EPOCA Study): third data collection 2012 (Panel study) Co-investigator CAPES and CNPq, Brazil 60 000
2010 - 2013 Use of organic foods and products from family farms for school feeding in Brazil: evaluation of the National Program for School Feeding (PNAE) (Survey) Coordinator National Fund for Educational Development (FNDE), Brazil 100 000
2009 - 2010 2010 Rio Grande Perinatal Study: reevaluating policies of pregnancy and childbirth assistance in southern Brazil (Survey) Co-Investigator CNPq, Brazil 15 000
2005 - 2014 The health and nutrition transition in three Brazilian cohorts (1982, 1993 and 2004): impact of socioeconomic, behavioural, healthcare and biological factors on the life course (Cohort study) Co-Investigator Wellcome Trust Foundation 3 000 000
The University of Adelaide - Australia

Undergraduate degree (School of Population Health)

  • Investigating Health and Disease in Population (level II course)
  • Epidemiology in action (level III course)
Federal University of Santa Catarina – Brazil

Undergraduate degree (Nutrition course)

  • Life-course, growth and development from pregnancy to adolescence
  • Nutrition epidemiology
  • Dietary requirements for individuals and collectivities
  • Nutrition evaluation

Postgraduate degree (Post Graduate Program in Nutrition)

  • Biostatistics and nutrition
  • Methods and techniques in nutrition epidemiology
  • Methods in data collection and data analysis
  • Analysis and discussion of research projects

Postgraduate degree (Post Graduate Program in Public Health)

  • Intermediate biostatistics: regression models
PhD degrees
Date Role Thesis Title Institution Student Name
  Supervisor Association between ultraprocessed food consumption and obesity among adults: results from the EpiFloripa Study Federal University of Santa Catarina Silvia Oscariz Ibarra
  Co -supervisor Developing clinical teacher’s self-efficacy in Australian General Practice University of Adelaide Lawrie McArthur
  Co -supervisor Nutritional status and cognition in the EpiFloripa Idoso study Federal University of Santa Catarina Vanessa Goes
2016 Co -supervisor Coexistence of overweight and nutritional deficiencies: the paradox of nutrition transition Federal University of Santa Catarina Francieli Cembranel
2015 Co -supervisor Lifelong discrimination and nutrition status in adults in a Brazilian adult cohort study: EpiFloripa 2009-2012 Federal University of Santa Catarina Carla de Oliveira Bernardo
2014 Co -supervisor Early determinants of body composition in adulthood: evidences form the 1993 Pelotas Birth Cohort Study Federal University of Pelotas Silvana Paiva
2012 Co -supervisor Life course epidemiology of body mass density and body mass content: results from the 1993 Pelotas Birth Cohort Study Federal University of Pelotas Jeovany Martinez Mesa

 

Master degrees
Date Role Thesis Title Institution Student Name
2015 Supervisor Nutritional evaluation in elderly among participants from a longitudinal study – EpiFloripa Idoso Federal University of Santa Catarina Ana Aparecida Tessari
2015 Supervisor Association between the nutritional status change and high blood pressure in adults: population-based study Federal University of Santa Catarina Rebeca Cipriano Braga Silva
2014 Supervisor Eating behavior and ultraprocessed food consumption– results from the EpiFloripa study Federal University of Santa Catarina Flora Santos Edler
2013 Supervisor National Program for School Feeding: evaluation of educational activities performed in public schools by nutritionist Federal University of Santa Catarina Tayse Valdira Vieira
2012 Supervisor Evaluation of the National Program of Iron Supplementation among children in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina Federal University of Santa Catarina Francieli Cembranel
2012 Co-supervisor Prevalence and geographical distribution of obesity, diabetes mellitus and hypertension among adults users of the Public Health System in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina Federal University of Santa Catarina Catiuscie Cabreira
2010 Co-supervisor Maternal self-medication for preschool age children in poor municipalities from northern Brazil Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Ivana Goulart
2010 Co-supervisor Prevalence of use of acetyl salicylic acid (ASA) as prevention for cardiovascular disease in southern Brazil – population based study Federal University of Pelotas Carolina Ávila Vianna
2010 Co-supervisor Co-sleeping with the mother and hospitalizations in the first year of life: Pelotas birth cohort study, 2004 Federal University of Pelotas Kátia Ngale
2009 Co-supervisor Maternal undernutrition and offspring anthropometry in the 1982 Pelotas Birth Cohort Study Federal University of Pelotas Ana Lilia Lozada Tequeanes
2009 Co-supervisor Breastfeeding and conviction for violent criminal behavior Federal University of Pelotas Beatriz Caicedo Velásquez

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2007 - ongoing Member Brazilian Epidemiology Association
2005 - ongoing Member International Epidemiology Association
Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83131631
Campus
North Terrace
Building
178 North Terrace - Terrace Towers
Room Number
11 15
Org Unit
Medicine

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