Thais Russomano MD PhD
To cut a long story short, Thais studied medicine at the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil (1985) and specialized in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She subsequently completed a Masters Degree in Aerospace Medicine (1991) at Wright State University, Ohio, USA, before going on to the UK to complete a PhD in Space Physiology at King's College, London (1998).
Thais was a Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) for 24 years, and founded & coordinated for 18 years the MICROGRAVITY CENTRE, PUCRS, Brazil, a unique and internationally recognized reference centre in Latin America for the study of Human Space Physiology, Space Biomedical Engineering and Telemedicine.
Thais is currently the Deputy Director of the Space Physiology and Health Master's degree course at King's College London, and a Senior Lecturer in Space Life Science, Aviation Medicine, and TeleHealth. She is also International Relations Director for HuSCO, the Human Spaceflight Capitalization Office, London, UK, and CMO of the US-based company International Space Medicine Consortium Inc. In addition, Thais founded her latest venture in 2017, called InnovaSpace, which seeks to empower and engage future generations in the development of Space Sciences and Telehealth, and operates under the vision of a Space Without Borders.
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