Rui Manuel de Sousa Sequeira Antunes de Almeida
Associated Professor, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery,Western Parana State University, Dean of the Medical School of Faculdade Assis Gurgacz, Brazil
Rui Manuel de Sousa Sequeira Antunes de Almeida is an Associated Professor go Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at Western Parana State University and Dean of the Medical School of Ã¢â¬ÅFaculdade Assis GurgaczÃ¢â¬Â, former Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at ParanÃÂ¡ Federal University, as well as a cardiovascular surgeon at the Western Parana Institute 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. The cardiovascular surgical training was performed at CuritibaÃÂ´s Evangelical Hospital, until 1984 and after at The Hospital for Sick Children, in London, under the supervision of Mr. Jaroslav Stark and Marc R. De Leval, as a Senior House Officer and Senior Registrar, and at The National Heart Hospital, under Mr. Donald N. Ross and Prof. Magdi H. Yacoub, as a Registrar. After this surgical training returned to Curitiba and joined the cardiovascular surgical team at CuritibaÃÂ´s Evangelical Hospital and became a medical professor at the ParanaÃÂ´s Evangelical Medical School.