Rui M. S. Almeida
Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
Prof. Rui M. S. Almeida is Portuguese, born in Inhambane, Mozambique, and started medical school in Lisbon (Portugal). Received medical degree from the Parana Federal University - Brazil, in 1980. Rui Manuel de Sousa Sequeira Antunes de Almeida is the board member of the Paraná’ Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, since 2002, and became its President (2006-08). Was elected President of the South Brazilian’ Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (2007-09), a Member of the Board of the Brazilian’ Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (2009-2010), President of the Board (2011-2013) and President of the Endovascular Department of the Brazilian’ Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (2011-2013), Scientific Director of the Brazilian’ Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (2014-15) and Vice-President for the period of 2016-17. As an active member of the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, has represented it in meetings with the Medical Brazilian Association, the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, in which is the delegate for Brazil, and other international and national medical societies. He has published more than 100 papers in peer reviewed national and international, medical journals and presented more than 250 papers in scientific meetings. Was invited to lecture at specialized meetings more than 100 times, in Brazil, Argentina, Canada, China, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States of America. He is also part of the editorial board of ten international journals and five Brazilian.
Cardiovascular Surgery ,Cardiothoracic Surgery