Office Address:
MCN, Room / Suite T-1218, Nashville, TN 37232

Professor of Medicine

Porto Alegre, Brazil
Previous Institution
University of Alabama in Birmingham
Previous Role/Title
Professor of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer for the Vanderbilt Lung Institute (VLI)
Interstitial Lung Disease


MD - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre, Brazil

Postgraduate Training

Internal Medicine – Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre/Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 1993, Internal Medicine – University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1997
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine – University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2000, Clinical Research Training Program - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2002
Honors and Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American College of Chest Physicians – Distinguished Chest Educator
Board and Certifications
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine