University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Department of Neurosciences and Behavior.
Clinical Hospital – University Campus
Postal Code 14049-900 – Ribeirao Preto, SP – Brazil
Telephone: 55 (16) 36022533 Fax: 55 (16) 36330866
Graduated in Biological Sciences, Medical modality in 1968 and graduated in Medicine in 1972 from Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto – University of São Paulo (FMRP-USP). Took a year of Residency in General clinic and two years in Psychiatry, concluded in 1975 at FMRP – USP’s Clinical Hospital. Obtained the title of PhD in Psychobiology from São Paulo Medical School in 1980, became associate professor of Psychiatry in 1987 and obtained the title of Full professor of Psychiatry in 1995, the latter two from FMRP-USP. Worked as teacher in the Psychology Faculty of Assis – UNESP, from 1976 to 1977, in the Faculty of Medical Sciences of UNICAMP in 1981 and FMRP-USP from 1982 to the present.
Areas of Interest
Has developed research on: the therapeutic potential of Cannabis Sativa derivative substances, assessment instruments in Psychiatry, anxiety, schizophrenia, assessment of mental health services and clinical pharmacology.