Laís Fajersztajn has been working on conducting epidemiological research into urban environmental health inequalities, notably air pollution in Sâo Paulo. As a physical therapist, Laís has experience working in functional activity groups for people with dementia.
Sâo Paulo is a megacity with a growing elderly population. Laís argues that it has significant environmental and socioeconomic inequalities that might be influencing dementia risk and treatment.
Bio: Laís Fajersztajn holds a PhD in Science from the University of Sâo Paulo, School of Medicine, Brazil. She also did a postdoc fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the same University, where she studied urban environment inequalities and health. Laís has previously worked on University based projects in this field, and is a specialist in systematic reviews and meta-analyses.