Marcelo Saad. MD, Ph.D (S. Paulo, Brazil) - Physician, board-certified in Rehabilitation Medicine and Acupuncture. Doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences by the Federal University of S. Paulo. Current director of the Spiritist-Medical Association of S. Paulo. Active collaborator with the Brazilian and the International Spiritist-Medical Associations. Co-founder of the Interfaith Coalition on Health and Spirituality (a movement to foster spiritual support in hospitals). Besides his work as a physician in private practice, he is also engaged in scientific publication, editorial collaborations with journals and books, technical lectures, and scholar tasks. His primary interest fields are religiosity in healthcare, anomalous phenomena of consciousness, and complementary spiritual therapies.
Scientific Production in ENGLISH (for all publications click here)
2009 - PAPER - Integration of acupuncture for out- and inpatients in general hospital in Brazil
2021 - PAPER - Advocating for the concept of spiritual health