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 this decade of professional experience, Prof. Sacco has an extensive academic production, including over 100 papers published in journals with IF (H index=16), more than 300 complete or extended abstracts in international and national conferences, a book, 5 books chapters. Her teaching throughout her career includes the guidance of 9 doctoral theses, 17 master dissertations and 5 post-doctoral supervision. Currently is acting as Director of the Graduation Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at School of Medicine at the University of São Paulo. She has recently 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.