An organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter, with more than 30 years of experience in Space Life Science, Aerospace Medicine, Biomedical Engineeringand Telehealth. An effective leader, skilled in motivating and enlisting the support of colleagues and team members in alignment with project and organizational goals, demonstrated by the establishment and coordination of the Microgravity Centre, PUCRS, Brazil, an internationally recognized and pioneer Space Life Sciences Research Centre in Latin America.
Able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and work successfully in nationaland international scenarios. Understanding of the importance of academic/commercial collaboration and partnerships in developing innovative products and processes for the market. Skilled in academic course creation and delivery at community, graduate and postgraduate levels.
Current Positions Held
|2006||– 2007||Post-Doctoral in Space Life Science, King’s College London, England, UK|
Visiting Research Fellow – Department of Aerospace Medicine and Human Applied Physiology, King’s
College London, UK
|1994||– 1998||PhD in Respiratory SpacePhysiology, King’s College London, England, UK|
|1991||– 1995||MD in Emergency Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Ambulance Services, in thePorto Alegre region|
|1989||– 1991||Master’s Degree Program in Aerospace Medicine (GPA = 3.94/4.0), Wright State University, Ohio, USA|
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Chief Resident(1988)
and Senior Resident (1989) in Internal Medicine
|1980||– 1985||School of Medicine of the Federal University of Pelotas, RS, Brazil|
Research/Teaching & Employment Positions
Some Projects Developed Under My Coordination