Dr. Paulo M. Alves
Global Medical Director
Paulo M. Alves, MD, MSc, provides technical guidance and analysis for MedAire’s MedLink medical advisory service, as well as is a member of the MedAire Medical Advisory Board.
Dr. Alves is also MedAire’s liaison with civil aviation regulators and industry associations on all matters interesting airline medicine.
A cardiologist, Dr. Alves previously was the General Medical Manager for Varig Brazilian Airlines, where he worked for 23 years, 10 of which in that capacity. He was a member of the IATA Medical Advisory Group from 2002 to 2006.
Dr. Alves is a member of the International Academy of Aerospace Medicine, a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA), and a Fellow of the Civil Aviation Medical Association.
Dr. Alves is a past-Chair of the AsMA’s Air Transport Medicine Committee.
He is a member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Safety Committee.
Dr. Alves is the president of the Ibero-American Aerospace Medical Association, a past president for the Airlines Medical Directors Association and past-president of the Brazilian Society of Aerospace Medicine.