Carla A. Arena Ventura, PhD, MBA, MS
São PauloBrazil, Latin America & Caribbean
BioCarla A. Ventura is a Full Professor at the Department of Psychiatric Nursing and Human Sciences from the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing. She coordinates an interdisciplinary Research Group on Global Health, Law and Development (GEPESADES), leading a team of undergraduate, Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral students.
Since June 2017, she is the Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development at the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, Brazil. She develops research on human rights, mental health and drugs, health equity, stigma and human rights, health law, global health and development, human rights education, social participation, and control.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Anti-Racism / Diversity Equity & Inclusion Training,Coaching and Mentoring,Community Health,Community Partnerships,Disability and Accessibility,Education,Human Rights,Law,Leadership,Measurement and Evaluation,Mental and Behavioral Health,Outreach and Education,Policy/Advocacy,Program Development,Research,Universal Health
OrganizationUniversity of São Paulo
Learn more about Carla's work:
Prevention of Illicit Drug use from the Users’ Perspective
Global Health Education Programs in the Americas: A Scoping Review
Exercise of human rights of institutionalized persons: perception of psychiatric hospital professionals
Mental Illness, Mental Disability, and the Exercise of Human Rights: Key Differences and Similarities According to Mental Health Administrators and Managers Within Brazil
Public Defenders’ Office of the State of São Paulo, social participation and access to justice