Adjunct Professor at Gama Filho University (coordinator of the Professional Masters in Health Education) and Adjunct Professor at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (honorific title, no duties, no salary). Graduated in Medicine at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1979), Medical Residency at the College de Médecine de France, Cochin Hospital (Université Paris V). Masters in Internal Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1992), PhD in Internal Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1995). Postdoctoral fellow in Immunology at Fiocruz (1998). Medical practice since 1980 in public and private institutions at different levels of complexity. Activities without salary: President of the Brazilian Network of Tuberculosis Research (2009-2011), senior consultant of the project INCO-TB (from the National Tuberculosis Program in partnership with the Ataulpho de Paiva Foundation and sponsored by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the National Tuberculosis Control, "key personnel" of the ICOHRTA project (a collaboration between Cornell, Berkeley , Johns Hopkins, USA and UFRJ, and Instituto Adolpho Lutz, UFES in Brazil), member representing the Academy in the Executive Secretariat of the Brazilian Partnership against Tuberculosis (local NGO for Stop TB Partnership) and faculty coordinator of the Science League of Tuberculosis in Rio de Janeiro. Adjunct Director of the Department of Medicine in Gama Filho University from 2002 to 2006. Has experience in the field of medicine, with emphasis in Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Health Economic Evaluations and Medical Education, acting on the following topics: tuberculosis, mentoring and teaching of tuberculosis.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012