Tania Araujo-JorgeMedicine Full Researcher in Public Healthat Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Tania Cremonini Araujo - Jorge graduated in Medicine at UFRJ (1980) and is Full Researcher in Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation since 1983. She concluded MSc and PhD (Biophysics) at UFRJ, and did post -doctoral training in 1989-90 (Belgium-ULB/KUL and France-Inserm). Her main areas of research are innovation on neglected diseases, applied pharmacology and science education, with a focus on creativity and artscience. Currently, she is the director of the centenary Oswaldo Cruz Institute (2021-2025), following two preceding mandates (2005-2009, 2009-2013, elected and reelected, the first woman in 105 years), creating numerous innovative initiatives in management. She coordinated the Post Graduation Area of Teaching in the CAPES-Ministry of Education and was member of its Scientific Technical Council - Higher Education. She is the leader of the Laboratory for Innovation in Therapies, Education and Bioproducts at IOC . She published over two hundred papers and book chapters. She organized several courses, workshops and educational programs and has technological products registered for copyright protection, processes and techniques. She frequently acts as a consultant and referee for WHO / TDR , the Ministry of Health /Decit, foreign agencies, CNPq and Research Support Foundations in several Brazilian states. She is member of the editorial board of scientific journals in Brazil and abroad and acts as regular referee in national and international journals. In her professional activities she participated in several events and interacted with hundreds of people in co-authorship of scientific papers. She supervised the training of teachers and scientists recorded in dozens of dissertations and doctoral theses, scientific initiation and specialization programs. She received honors and awards, notably the 2012 Baldacci award for research in Chagas disease. She designed, coordinated and implemented the MSc and PhD courses in Biosciences and Health Teaching. She engaged in developing education materials and technologies articulating social science, health and joy.