Current position(s): Head of Pediatric Department Pediatric Specific Training Centre at the School of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. Coordinator at the Infant Center, EsMed-PUCRS
Current workplace:Pediatric Respiratory Service, School of Medicine at PUCRS Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Title: MD, MPH, PhD, Professor
Education: Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Porto Alegre, Brazil (Medicine 1979, and Pediatric residency 1982), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (Assistant professor 1986, fellow in Pediatric Pulmonay Service, 1986-1987). Research associate at Arizona Respiratory Center of the University van Arizona (1995-1998). Center of Recerga in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona, Spain (Post-doc, 2011).
Relevant networks:Universiteit of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, University of Arizona, Centre of Recerga in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain and Infant Foundation (Argentina). ReSViNET Foundation.(als het ook bij anderen is gemeld.
Specific expertise:Relation between respiratory viruses and recurrent wheeze, asthma phenotypes, impact of the environment on respiratory health, and respiratory disease of preterm infants.