Urologist and UFC professor, Ariel Scafuri dies for Covid-19 in Fortaleza | Ceara

Urologist and UFC professor, Ariel Scafuri dies for Covid-19 in Fortaleza | Ceara
Urologist and UFC professor, Ariel Scafuri dies for Covid-19 in Fortaleza | Ceara

Born in Argentina and naturalized Brazilian, Ariel Scafuri was part of the UFC Department of Morphology, where he taught human anatomy classes for courses in medicine, physical education, pharmacy and psychology. He also specialized in general surgery, forensic medicine and urology.

The UFC School of Medicine expressed deep regret at the death of the health professional “recognizing his important role as a professor at the institution and a valuable contribution to the training of medical professionals in Ceará”.

The Ceará Doctors’ Union also expressed deep regret. “We express our feelings of condolences and solidarity to family, friends and admirers who appreciate and share the pain of their departure”.

The Union of Teachers of the Federal Universities of the State of Ceará (ADUFC) affirmed, by means of a note that, Ariel Scafuri mediated, through the Support Group for Doctors and Health Agents (GAMA), a donation to the UFC of protective equipment individual (PPE).

In June last year, he donated 1,500 face shields to the UFC. And he had already received other donations of this type of PPE from the GAMA project, which he sent to institutions such as the Instituto Doutor José Frota (IJF) and other public hospitals.

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