Medical doctor, graduated from Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (2008). He specialized in General Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine (2014). Then he worked as an intensivist at the Trauma ICU of the Hospital das Clínicas of Universidade de São Paulo (2014 -2017). He is also a graduate of the European Master in Disaster Medicine from Università del Piemonte Orientale in Novara, Italy (2016).
Since 2017, Marcelo works with the CRIMEDIM as a researcher and advisor in educational projects. He has been a collaborator in many educational projects held in Italy, India, Brazil and Portugal. His main fields of interest are mental health in disasters from a public health perspective, disaster risk assessment, and education.