Prof Jair de Jesus Mari
Professor of Psychiatry at Paulista Medical School of the Federal University of São Paulo


Profession: Medicine - Psychiatry

Institution: Unioversidade Federal de São Paulo

Country: Brazil

Languages: Portuguese


Dr. Jair Mari is a medical doctor trained in psychiatry and earned his Ph.D. in the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College in 1986. He is a professor of psychiatry at “Escola Paulista de Medicina”, being responsible for the discipline of Research Methods in the graduate program of the Federal University of São Paulo. This expertise led him to train many health professionals to apply clinical epidemiology in mental health investigations.


I am currently interested in the boundary between general practice and psychiatric care in different countries, i.e, what sort of cases should be seen by the general physicians in primary care.

Areas of Expertise

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
Public Health