The Author - Marco Guimarães


The Author

Born on June11, 1951, in Rio de Janeiro, Marco Guimarães has both Brazilian and Portuguese nationality. His postdoctoral thesis was developed at the Department of Clinical Medicine in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1997) with a grant from the Research Support Foundation of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ). His PhD was completed at the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Buenos Aires (1991). All the required credits of master degree in Human Anatomy were completed at UFRJ in 1983 (with the thesis dissertation presented abroad).Guimarães has also done specialization and improvement courses, respectively in University Education Methodology (UFRRJ – 1982) and Ergonomics (Fundación Mapfre, Spain, 1991). Between the years of 1975 and 1979, he was a collaborating professor at UFRJ. He retired as Associate Professor at Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, where he taught and researched for 30 years. In 1997, he began to write chronicles for a health specialized magazine. From 1992 to 1994, he was a hired consultant in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) working as biomechanical coordinator in Project BRA / 92 / 006. He was the responsible for creating the Biomechanical Laboratory at the Science Center for Physical Activities (NUICAF), under the Ministry of Aeronautics, exercising its coordination during the period 1993 - 1995. In 1999, Paul Lodd received the International Symposium on Pain TRB Pharma award for the best research paper presented on pain. He was the advisor of many theses in the Doctored Course in the Faculty of Medicine at University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He taught two thousand eight hundred and sixty courses and lectures in several universities in countries like Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, Venezuela, Uruguay and Chile. He currently collaborates as a professor in Master.