Fernanda Mexas, professor of Physiotherapy at IBMR, was recognized with an award at the international conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) in 2012.
Professor Mexas earned this honor for writing the article "Evaluating Understanding Of The Informed Consent Process Among Tuberculosis Research Subjects In A Clinical Trial. Preliminary Results". She was selected to be present her work at the meeting and won the Clinical Outcomes Research Methodology.
Held in May in San Francisco (USA), the international conference received more than six thousand papers from around the world for the selection process.
Founded in 1905, ATS is a medical association dedicated to advancing pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, which now has more than 15,000 members.
This article was originally written in Portuguese and has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.