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Rogério Meireles Pinto

Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Social Work

Rogério Meireles Pinto
Dr. Pinto is a Brazilian-born psychiatric social work researcher with more than a decade of clinical and community practice. He is an expert in Community Based Participatory Research and mixed-method research. He is the Principal Investigator on a NIMH K01 Career Development Award (2007-12) and NIMH R01 (2012-17). In the United States, Brazil and Spain, Dr. Pinto examines how transdisciplinary collaboration and practitioners’ involvement in research improves delivery of evidence-based services. He also studies factors that influence ethnic and sexual minority women's involvement in research and health care. His current R01 studies interagency collaboration among some 300 providers from 30 service agencies in New York City. Dr. Pinto is a scientific reviewer for NIH and Brazil’s Ministry of Health and Associate Editor for the Journal of Mixed Method Research. He received the Society for Social Work and Research 2004 Outstanding Dissertation Award and the 2010 Deborah Padgett Early Career Achievement Award. In 2013, he received the Graduate Student Faculty Mentoring Award from Columbia University.

Research Interests/Focus

Implementation Science; HIV prevention; Oppressed Groups; Practitioners; International Research


Year Degree   School
2003 PhD Social Work Columbia University, New York, NY
2002 MP Philosophy Columbia University, New York, NY
1997 MSW Social Work Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York, New York
1986 BS Biological Science Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil


Project ICI
Interprofessional Collaboration Lab
Year Description
2017 Fellow: Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) Policy Fellowship at the University of Michigan.
2017 Member: Institute for Healthcare Policy Innovation at the University of Michigan.
2016 Michigan Road Scholars Program, University of Michigan
2016 Associate Member, Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program, University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine
2015 Appointment to the Community Influences on Health Behavior Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.
2015-2019 Member of the Community Influences on Health Behavior Study Section, Center for Scientific Review (National Institutes of Health)
2015 Best Documentary Script for "Marilia," United Solo Theater Festival, New York, NY
2014 9th Annual Harlem International Film Festival Participant: Short Documentary "Coalition for Women Prisoners"
2013-2014 Expert Panelist for Creating a Sustainable Interagency Coordination on Disability Research for the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR), National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research U.S. Department of Education
2013 Inducted Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
2013 Social Worker Curriculum Review Team for Integrated Care Curricula, National Center for Integrated Healthcare; Coordinated by the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2013 Official Guest of the Municipality of Birigui, Brazil, by Mayoral Decree Number 5.068: The Impact of Community Health Workers in Brazil's Family Health Strategy
2013 Universidade Estadual Paulista Award: Outstanding Professional Service for work on Vulnerable Communities in Brazil's Family Health Strategy, Araçatuba, Brazil
2013 University Graduate Student Advisory Council Faculty Mentoring Award, Columbia University, NY
2013 First Anti-Poverty Champion of the Month (February), McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, NY

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