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Graduate Medicine in Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de São Paulo in 1987. Master (1995) and PhD (1999) in Rheumatology at Faculty of Medicine - University of São Paulo (CAPES 7). Associate Professor at University of São Paulo since 2009. Author of 176 complete articles published in indexes journals - international / national - and cited in PubMed. Currently has index H = 29 with 3012 citations and had received several awards. Member of Brazilian Society of Rheumatology (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus committe), Paulista Society of Rheumatology (Vice-President), Pan American League of Associations for Rheumatology (PANLAR), Latin American Group of Studio del Lupus (GLADEL), American College of Rheumatology (ACR), and Lupus Nephritis Trials Network (LNTN). In 2009-2010 was the Scientific Director of the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology, and in 2012-2013 was the Scientific Director of the Paulista Society of Rheumatology. Currently is President of the Paulista Society of Rheumatology (2016-2017). Associate Editor of the Revista da Associação Medica Brasileira (RAMB) since 2012 and Member of the Editorial Board of: Brazilian Journal of Rheumatology (since 1999) and ISRN Rheumatology (since 2013). Has experience in internal medicine and Rheumatology, mainly with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), dyslipoproteinemia and atherosclerosis in rheumatic diseases. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
The prognosis of autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARD) has improved considerably with the advent of specific therapies, but infections are still a relevant cause of morbidity and mortality in this population. Immunization is therefore an important tool for infection prevention in this group of patients. The 2018 flu vaccination campaign was reinforced by the fact that in the US, there was...
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