Awards and Prizes

  • 1992 Award of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq), as the Best Science Popularizer (Prêmio José Reis de Divulgação Científica)
  • 1981 “Principe de Asturias” Prize for Best Paper on Epilepsy Research, Madrid, Spain


  • Patron of the 2007 Class of Bachelors in Biomedical Informatics, Faculty of Philosophy, Science and Letters of Ribeirão Preto of the University of São Paulo
  • 2007 List of the Best 50 Innovators in High Technology in Brazil. Info Exame Magazine. 2007
  • Patron of the 1992 Class of System Analysis, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Professional in Health Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) awarded by the HIMSS – Health Information and Management Systems of the USA, in February, 2015