International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Luís Vicente Franco de Oliveira

Luís Vicente Franco de Oliveira

Luís Vicente Franco de Oliveira, Ph.D
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Physiotherapy
Universidade Federal de Goias, Brasil
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He holds a degree in Physiotherapy from the Methodist University of Piracicaba (1983), a Masters in Education from the University of Ribeirão Preto (1995) and a PhD in Health Sciences from the University of Brasília - UnB (2002). He completed a doctorate sandwich at the Fondazzione Salvatore Maugeri - Italy in the area of Heart Failure and Sleep with a PhD Sandwich from CAPES / MEC (2001). He was professor and researcher of the Master and Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering (concept 5 CAPES) and Bioengineering (concept 4 CAPES) of the Research and Development Institute of the University of Vale do Paraíba - UNIVAP from 2002 to 2007. He was a research professor and adviser of the Postgraduate Program Master and Doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences of the University of Nove de Julho - UNINOVE (concept 5 CAPES), in the period from 2007 to 2017 acting in the areas of Research in Cardiorespiratory Sleep Disorders and Study of Mechanics of Respiratory System. Project author Young Researcher of the Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo - FAPESP (2003/2007) and member of the Commission of Specialists in Education of INEP / MEC since 2005. He has experience in Respiratory Physiology with emphasis on Pneumofunctional Physiotherapy and Cardiovascular Physiotherapy, acting mainly in the following subjects: Sleep Disorders, COPD, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Respiratory Mechanics, Recellularization and Recellularization of Organs and Stem Cells, Biological Signals Processing and Bioethics. Research Fellow PQ-IB of the National Research Council - CNPq. Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal" and member of the "Editorial Board" of several national and international scientific journals. He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Pneumology and Tisiology - SBPT, Sociedade Brasileira de Sono - SBSONO, Brazilian Association of Research and Postgraduate in Physiotherapy - ABPPG-FT, European Respiratory Society - ERS, American Association of Sleep Medicine - AASM and European Sleep Research Society - ESRS. Guest researcher at the Postgraduate Master's and Doctoral Program in Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Santa Casa de São Paulo. Professor and Researcher at the Evangelical University of Goiás - UniEVANGÉLICA. Director of the Postgraduate Program Stricto Sensu Masters and Doctorate in Human Movement and Rehabilitation at the Evangelical University of Goiás - UniEVANGÉLICA, Anápolis (GO), Brazil.