FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Regina Lugarinho

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Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Co-Director Henry Campos and Regina Maria Lugarinho da Fonseca
Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Co-Director Henry Campos and Regina Maria Lugarinho da Fonseca

The FAIMER family was shocked and saddened recently by the death of Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute faculty member and 2008 Fellow Regina Maria Lugarinho da Fonseca, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., after her struggle with a serious illness. Regina was Associate Professor of Genetics and Molecular Biology at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, where she had served as Pro-Rector and as Vice-Rector. A prominent figure in health professions education in Brazil, Regina Lugarinho was in recent years Executive Director of both the Brazilian Association for Medical Education (ABEM) and the National Forum of Health Professions Education (FNEPAS). FAIMER extends its heartfelt condolences to Regina’s two sons, her family, and her friends.