IUPESM Fellow: Ronney Panerai
Prof. Ronney Panerai
Dr Panerai was a Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. In 1986 he was awarded the Manuel N Morales Young Investigator Prize from the Organization of American States (Washington DC). From 1978 to 1991 he was an advisor to the Brazilian National Research Council, a frequent consultant to the Pan American Health Organization and the first Editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Journal of Biomedical Engineering (RBE). In early 1992 he took a Senior Lecturership position at the Division of Medical Physics, University of Leicester, UK and was awarded the chair of Physiological Measurement in 2000. This appointment included responsibility for physiological measurement services provided by the Department of Medical Physics, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. From 1992 to 2012 he served in the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals and was actively involved with the World Health Organization as a consultant on health technology assessment and health informatics. He is now an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, UK.
For his contribution as Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, 6th IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 1994, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.