Carlos Arturo Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH
Carlos Arturo Camargo Jr., MD, DrPH

Director, Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet)

Clinical Interests

Respiratory/allergy emergencies
Etiologic role of nutritional factors in respiratory/allergy diseases
Health services research in emergency medicine

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, and research fellowship at Brigham & Women's Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Camargo is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is founder/director of the Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet), a multidisciplinary collaboration that aims to advance public health through diverse 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. In 2016, he was honored by the American College of Emergency Physician’s Outstanding Contribution in Research Award.

Research Description

Dr. Camargo has an international reputation in respiratory/allergy emergencies, health effects of vitamin D, health services research in emergency care, 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

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