Gilberto Hochman


Gilberto Hochman earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in 1982 and a master’s and PhD in Political Science from the Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ) in 1990 and 1996. He was a doctoral fellow at Boston College in 1994. He has been a researcher with the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz Research Department since February 1987 and professor with PPGHCS since its creation in 2001. He holds a CNPq Research Fellowship, level 2. He was formerly co-editor of the History and Health Collection and the Classics and Sources Series, both published by Editora Fiocruz, and has been a science editor for Editora Fiocruz since January 2011. He is an associate editor of História, Ciências, Saúde—Manguinhos  and assistant editor of Revista Ciência e Saúde Coletiva (ABRASCO). His research and teaching interests include social policy from a historical perspective; the history of global health; the history of public health; and health, disease, and poverty in Brazilian social thought.  He is currently investigating international programs and social policy in Brazil; the relations between health, democracy, and development; and the mapping of the rural in Brazilian social thought.

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Google Scholar Citations

Selected Publications:

HOCHMAN, Gilberto. The Sanitation of Brazil. Nation, State, and Public Health, 1889-1930. Urbana, Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 2016.

HOCHMAN, Gilberto. Samuel Barnsley Pessoa e os determinantes sociais das endemias ruraisCiência e Saúde Coletiva, v. 20, p. 425-431, 2015

HOCHMAN, Gilberto; Faria, Carlos Aurélio Pimenta de (orgs). Federalismo e Políticas Públicas no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Fiocruz, 2013.

HOCHMAN, Gilberto. A era do saneamento. As bases da política de saúde pública no Brasil. 3a. edição. São Paulo: Hucitec, 2012 (1998, 2006).

HOCHMAN, Gilberto; Lima, Nísia Trindade ; Maio, Marcos Chor. The path of eugenics in Brazil: Dilemmas of miscegenation. In: Alison Bashford; Philippa Levine (orgs.). The [Oxford] Handbook of the History of Eugenics. Nova York & Londres: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 493-510.

HOCHMAN, Gilberto. Priority, invisibility and eradication: the history of smallpox and the Brazilian public health agendaMedical History, v. 53, p. 229-252, 2009. (acesso livre)

HOCHMAN, Gilberto. "O Brasil não é só doença": o programa de saúde pública de Juscelino KubitschekHistória, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, v. 16, p. 313-331, 2009. 

HOCHMAN, Gilberto; Arretche, Marta; Marques, Eduardo (orgs.). Políticas públicas no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Fiocruz, 2007. (4ª reimpressão, 2014)

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