Gilberto De Lima LopesMD, MBA, FAMS
Dr. Gilberto Lopes, an expert in medical oncology in low- and middle-income countries, is Medical Director for International Programs and Associate Director for Global Oncology at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is an associate editor for ASCO University and for ASCO’s Journal of Global Oncology. From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Lopes worked for the Johns Hopkins University Singapore International Medical Center, and, prior to that, was the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for the Oncoclinicas Group, the largest oncology provider in Latin America with 35 clinics and more than 300 oncologists in nine states in Brazil.
Dr. Lopes has published widely, with more than 100 papers in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, The Lancet, The Lancet Oncology, and Nature Reviews, and has lectured nationally and internationally. He has been principal or co-principal investigator or steering committee member in more than 100 studies and clinical trials covering breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and thoracic cancers. His areas of research interest extend to health economics, value, policy, and access to cancer drugs and treatment in low- and middle-income countries. He has served as an expert for the International Atomic Energy Agency, the World Health Organization and the Pan-American Health Organization.