A/Prof. Dr. Isabel Sacco

Associate Professor

Physical Therapy, Speech and Occupational Therapy Department, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Prof. Isabel C. N. Sacco is an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo (since 1999); 1B Research fellow of CNPq-Brazil (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development); and the head of the Laboratory of Biomechanics of Movement and Human Posture (LaBiMPH), whose main areas of research today include intelligent systems for decision making in health, biomechanics and rehabilitation of diabetic patients. Within the last decade of professional experience, Prof. Sacco has an extensive academic production, including over 130 papers published in journals with IF (H index=24), more than 350 complete or extended abstracts in international and national conferences, and several book and books chapters for undergrad and grad studies. Her teaching throughout her career includes the guidance of 15 doctoral theses, 17 master dissertations and 7 post-doctoral supervision. Currently is acting as the Director of the Graduation Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at School of Medicine at the University of São Paulo. She has been honored by the Brazilian Government as one of the only 22 young (under forty years old) female Brazilian scientists in the national territory with a recognized merit, building up an academic carrier of national and international recognition with extensive scientific production and important role in the formation of human resources. She is a mother of Paola Sacco (17 years old).