Personal profile


Daniel is an early career researcher and clinical epidemiologist who studied Medicine and specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Brazil (University of Sao Paulo), subspecialised in Fetal Medicine (Fetal Medicine Foundation / King's College Hospital, London, UK) and in Maternal-Fetal Medicine - High risk pregnancy (Monash University - Australia). He has recently completed a Master in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology at Harvard University (USA).

His main research interest is in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prevention of pregnancy complications, Prenatal diagnosis and Early pregnancy screening. In the last 5 years, Daniel has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications (H-index 30 (Google Scholar), and has published in leading journals including NEJM, Lancet, JAMA, BMJ Open, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction, and Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Daniel recently led and first-authored a European multicentre landmark randomised trial on the prediction and prevention of pre-eclampsia involving nearly 27,000 screened women in 13 hospitals and six European countries. This study, published in NEJM, has changed clinical practice and had over 2000 citations in six years.

Daniel is an Associate Professor at Monash University, and recently received the 2023 "Top Australian Researcher in O&G" Award. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, Master of Public Health (MPH), Harvard University


Award Date: 25 May 2022

Medicine and Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Prediction of Pre-eclampsia and its Prevention with Aspirin, Manchester Metropolitan University

Award Date: 6 Jul 2018

Medicine, Master of Science (MSc), Universidade de Sao Paulo (University of Sao Paulo)

Award Date: 6 Nov 2013

Medicine, Medical Doctor (MD), Faculdade de Medicina do ABC (FMABC) (ABC Medical School)

Award Date: 30 Nov 2005

Fetal Medicine, Diploma in Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital

20 Jan 201416 Dec 2016

External positions

Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Monash Health

2 Feb 2020 → …

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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