Centenary – Prof. Helio Lourenço

On the occasion of the centenary of birth of Prof. Helio Lourenço de Oliveira (July 9, 1917), founder of the Internal Medicine Department of FMRP-USP, will make available the following documents:

  • Book “Helio Lourenço: life and legacy” (e-Book). Written by Prof. Ricardo Brandt de Oliveira and Regina Prado. Publisher: Edusp.
  • Scanned letters and documents, from 1967 to 1969 (Portuguese). Access
  • “Helio Lourenço: a volta à USP, como os jornais noticiaram” (Helio Lourenço: the return to USP, as the newspapers reported) – Download

As part of the celebrations, the Solemn Session of the Congregation was held on August 4, 2017, at the Events Space of FMRP-USP. The event was attended by the Magnificent Rector, Prof. Dr. Marco Antônio Zago, Vice-Rector, Prof. Dr. Vahan Agopyan, the Director of FMRP, Prof. Dr. Margaret de Castro, the Head of the Internal Medicine Department, Prof. Dr. Jorge Elias Júnior, Prof. Dr. Ricardo Brandt de Oliveira, co-author of the book “Helio Lourenço: life and legacy”, together with Mrs. Regina Prado, besides university authorities, professors, employees and relatives of Prof. Helio Lourenço.

Here are some images of the event:

In addition, on September 25, a ceremony was held for the replacement of the portrait of the Vice Rector in office between 1967 and 1969 at the Rectors of USP Gallery. The full story here.