Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Graduated in Medicine from Universidade Federal Fluminense in 1980; Fellowship in Medical Clinic in 1981/82 and in Cardiology in 1982/84 at Hospital Naval Marcílio Dias; Specialist in Cardiology from the Brazilian Society of Cardiology in 1992; Civil physicist in the navy since 1985 and the city Hall of Rio de Janeiro since 1987; Researcher from CNPq in 1981, 1987/89; President of CMS Necker Pinto Study Center in 1996; Mastership in Cardiology by Universidade Federal Fluminense in 2001; Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Course by the Brazilian Society of Cardiology and American Heart Association in 2001 and 2005. Awards: "Academia Nacional de Medicina/Amil" in 2004, 2005 and 2011, and "ABRAMGE de Medicina" in 2004. Certificate from Cleveland Clinic as an international visitor doctor in the Dept: Nuclear Medicine in june of 2005 (USA). International visitor doctor in the Harley Street Healthcare Clinic and Chase Farm Hospital in London in July of 2006 (UK). PhD in Cardiology by Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2012.