|ABOUT THE SPEAKER :
Dr. José A. T. Poloni Graduated in Pharmacy-Biochemistry at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). He started to work at Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre in the Carlos Franco Voegeli Clinical Analysis Laboratory in 2005. The major part of the period of work in the laboratory was dedicated to Urinalysis. He performed two courses to improve the quality of his work, the first at Research Laboratory on Urine Microscopy from Ospedale Maggiore Milano – Milan, Italy and the second at Zytopathologie Laboratorie from Universitätsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. During the period of work at Santa Casa, he complemented his studies with a Masters and a Doctoral degrees, both in Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods in the Post Graduation Program of Health Sciences at Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA). In 2014 he was invited to be Urinalysis Consultant by Controllab, an External Quality Program provider, partner of Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica/Medicina Laboratorial (SBPC/ML). Since 2015 he is working as a Professor of the Health School at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS).