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 founded & currently coordinates 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.
She is a Full Professor at PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Co-founder and Corporate Director of USA-based company, International Space Medicine Consortium, Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Centre of Human & Aerospace Physiological Sciences, King's College, London, UK, and a Guest scientist at the German Aerospace Centre - among many other things!
To find out more about all her academic and research achievements, please feel free to download a copy of her CV from the link below.