A Foundation Bahiana for Science Development - FBDC It is a private, non-economic, educational, cultural, scientific and assistance institution. Its main objective is “the teaching, research and extension of knowledge and services in the area of health, science in general and culture to serve the community”.
It was created in 1952 by a group of medical leaders and members of civil society, with the purpose of organizing and maintaining a medical school: the Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública.
Today, the institution offers several lato and stricto sensu undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in addition to extension courses and activities. Research is also encouraged with the objective of producing knowledge, developing and transferring new technologies, protecting scientific and technological knowledge with registration of intellectual property, disseminating the culture of entrepreneurship, intellectual property and innovation.
In its teaching-assistance clinics, it provides health services to the population, consolidating itself over the years as a reference in higher education in the North/Northeast and one of the best health schools in Brazil.
Prof. Maria Luisa Carvalho Soliani
COUNCIL OF HEALERS
Ademário Galvão Spinola
Maria Thereza Oliva Marcilio de Souza
Jacques Saidi Salah
Luiz Fernando Campos Magalhaes
Deborah Maria da Cruz Guimaraes
Almerio de Souza Machado
Antonio Luiz Matheus Biscaia
Maria de Fatima Dias Costa
Rosemilda Mendes Lima
Dr. Aidil Brito Araújo
Dr. Aurino Lacerda Gusmão
Prof. Marina Araújo
Ana Maria Silva Galvao Castro
Angela Maria Tavares Chaves