Noël C. Barengo is an Associate Professor in the Division of Medical and Population Health Sciences Education and Research at the Department of Translational Medicine.
He studied at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and University of Eastern Finland, where he graduated as MD in 1999. Thereafter he completed a Master’s in Public Health (2001) and a PhD in Public Health (2006) at the University of Eastern Finland (former University of Kuopio). He has worked as independent consultant for the Pan-American Health Organization, the ASPIRE center in Qatar, and the Ministries of Health of Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay. He has published close to 100 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and contributed three book chapters (full list available by e-mail). His H index is 29 and by 2020 his publications have received over 5,000 citations.
Dr. Barengo´s primary research interests are prevention and control of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.