Carlos Arturo Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH, is an attending physician in the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is also a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Camargo

Carlos Arturo Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH

Director, Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet)

 

Clinical Interests

Respiratory/allergy emergencies
Public health
Vitamin D

Biography

Dr. Carlos Arturo Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH, received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco; his Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley; and his Doctor of Public Health from Harvard University. Dr. Camargo completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Camargo is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. He is founder/director of the Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet), an international collaboration that aims to improve public health through projects in emergency care, particularly multicenter clinical research. Dr. Camargo also focuses on research training and mentorship, for which he received the 2011 Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award at Harvard Medical School.

Research Description

Dr. Camargo has an international reputation in respiratory/allergy emergencies, emergency health services and a variety of public health issues. He has served in such leadership roles as President of the American College of Epidemiology and has been appointed to several committees devoted to establishing national guidelines, including:

National Guidelines Committees

  • 2003-2005 | 2005 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee | Departments of Agriculture & Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
  • 2004-2007 | National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, Science Base Committee, Third Expert Panel | NIH
  • 2008-2010 | Food Allergy Clinical Guideline Expert Panel | National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Publications

View Dr. Camargo's most recent publications at PubMed