Thais Russomano, first woman-doctor, expert in space medicine in Latin America, visited RUDN
Thais Russomano told about her long experience in aerospace medicine and space physiology researching blood tests and first aid during space flights. She spoke about the peculiarities of indirect heart massage because in space humans cannot use the weight of their bodies.
During the meeting at RUDN – participant of 5-100 project professor noted the importance of consolidated effort in space research and education. She suggested making international alliances for sharing experience.
Thais Russomano MD, MSc, PhD is a Brazilian doctor and scientific researcher specialising in Space medicine. She is founder and coordinator of the Microgravity Centre at PUCRS university, Porto Alegre, Brazil, establishing it in 1999 as the first educational and research centre in Space Life Sciences in Latin America. She is an Associate Professor with the Schools of Medicine, Aeronautical Sciences, and Engineering (Master's degree program) at PUCRS, a visiting Senior Lecturer at King's College London, and Guest Scientist at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany,
Among her studies are pharmaceutical medication and packaging under simulated microgravity conditions, biomechanics and physiology of exercise in environments such as on space craft or planet surfaces and adaptation of man to space environments and subsequent re-adaptation to Earth post flight.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia has become the best among Russian universities in the international ARWU (Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects) ranking in Agriculture. RUDN University entered this ranking for the first time and immediately found itself among 201-300 best. The university also shot up 100 positions in Mathematics.
According to the ranking of the best universities in the world QS World University Rankings 2022, RUDN University has risen by 9 positions and took the 317th place.
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