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The Brazilian Pediatric Intensive Care Research Network -
The Brazilian Research Network in Pediatric Intensive Care (BRnet-PIC) was created on December 1, 2018 with the objective of being a collaborative network between pediatric intensive care units, aiming perform multicenter studies that allow to obtain a representative sample of several Brazilian health contexts, resulting in high impact scientific publications that may contribute to the improvement of care.
Executive Committee BRnet PIC
Dr. Arnaldo Prata
Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1979), holds a Master's degree in Pediatrics (1987) and a Doctorate in Clinical Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health, 2005) from the Faculty of Medicine of UFRJ. Specialized in Pediatrics and Pediatric Intensive Care. Retired Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of UFRJ. Currently serves as the Research Coordinator in Pediatrics at the D'Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) and the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Coordinator at IDOR.
Dr. José Colleti Junior
Graduated in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto at the University of São Paulo (USP) in 1992. Completed Medical Residency in Pediatrics at the Clinical Hospital of FMRP (USP 1995). Holds a Specialist title in Pediatric Intensive Care certified by the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) and the Brazilian Association of Intensive Medicine (AMIB) in 1996. Currently serves as the Coordinator of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (UTIP) at Hospital da Luz Vila Mariana and works as a medical assistant at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.
Dr. Cristian Tonial
Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre - UFCSPA (2007). Completed a Medical Residency in Pediatrics at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre - UFRGS (2011). Completed a Medical Residency in Pediatric Intensive Care at PUCRS (2013). Holds a Master's and a PhD in Pediatrics and Child Health from PUCRS. Currently works as a shift doctor in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (UTIP) at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre. Serves as a scientific reviewer for the Brazilian Journal of Intensive Care (RBTI), the Jornal de Pediatria (JPED), and the Journal of Nutrition.