Fernando Aith

Institute of Advanced Studies

University of São Paulo


Fernando Mussa Abujamra Aith is a professor at the Department of Preventive Medicine at USP's School of Medicine (FMUSP). He graduated in Law, earned a master's degree in Philosophy and General Theory of Law, and a doctorate in Public Health from the University of São Paulo. He specialized in Medical and Health Law at Université de Vincennes à Saint-Denis (France), and has a post-doctoral degree in the area of Health Law from Université Panthéon-Assas (France). He was a researcher in Health Law at the Center of Studies and Research (Cepedisa). At USP, in addition to his teaching position, he is member of the Deliberative Council of the Research Center in Health Law (NAP/Disa) and of the Board of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Peace, Human Rights, Democracy and Tolerance, which meets at the IEA. His research focuses on people's right to health care, participatory democracy and health law.