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Distinctions

 

1958

Miguel Couto Gold Medal Award (Best Doctorate Thesis)
Faculdade de Medicina de Porto Alegre
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

1968

Honorary Citizen of Nebraska, U.S.A.

1969

Cecile Lehman Mayer Research Award
American College of Chest Physicians, U.S.A

1986

Honorary Professor
Postgraduate Training Program in Respiration
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

1997

Medal of Community Merit
Municipal Chamber
Rio Grande, RS, Brazil

1998

Doctor Honoris Causa
Faculty of Medicine of Valença
Valença, RJ
Brazil

1998

Murray Kornfeld Award
American College of Chest Physicians, U.S.A.

2000

Grand Officer
Order of Silva Paes
Rio Grande, RS, Brazil