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Alvaro Lopes Pimenta

Alvaro Lopes Pimenta, Portuguese cardiologist.

Background

  • Pimenta, Alvaro Lopes was born on July 13, 1931 in Porto, Portugal. Son of Julio Guimaraes and Palmira (Lopes) Pimenta.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine University Porto, 1956.

    Career

    • Physician cardiology department Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, 1956-1958, Santo Antonio Hospital, Porto, 1959-1960. Physician physiopathology department S. Joao Hospital, Porto, 1960-1963, attending physician, 1963-1973. Chief pediatric cardiology Maria Pia Hospital, Porto, since 1967.

      Attending chief cardiology Santo Antonio Hospital, Porto, since 1973, director department, since 1980. Associate professor University Porto Medical Faculty, since 1979. Counselor cardiology Portuguese Foundation, 1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with Medical Corps, Portuguese Army, 1970-1971. Fellow Institute Alta Cultura, 157-58. Member Portuguese Cardiology Society (secretary 1974-1975), American College Chest Physicians, Society Francaise Cardiologie (correspondent), Portuguese Intensive Care Association (vice president 1977-1980), Cardiac Portuguese Pacing Association (secretary since 1978).

    Member editorial board Acta Medica Portuguesa, 1979, Pacemaker, 1979.

    Connections

    • Children– Alvaro, Teresa, Helena, Paula, Miguel.
    • father: Julio Guimaraes Pimenta
    • mother: Palmira (Lopes) Pimenta
    • children: Alvaro Pimenta
    • Teresa Pimenta
    • Helena Pimenta
    • Paula Pimenta
    • Miguel Pimenta
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    Born July 13, 1931
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