Thieme Publishers Rio Named Official Book Publisher for Fundaҫão Otorrinolaringologia

New York, NY, April 29, 2015 –(– Thieme Publishers Rio (TPR) is pleased to announce that it has signed on to be the official book publisher for Fundação Otorrinolaringologia (FORL), the largest otorhinolaryngology funding agency in Brazil. TPR currently publishes “International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology,” the official journal of Fundação Otorrinolaringologia. The first book published under this new partnership is “Tratado de Implante Coclear e Proteses Implantáveis” by Dr. Ricardo Bento, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Fundação Otorrinolaringologia.

Fundação Otorrinolaringologia (FORL) was established in August 1995 and works with institutions that are dedicated to teaching, research and preventive care for ENT diseases. This organization aims to encourage scientific research as well as professional development in the areas of ENT, speech therapy, nursing, psychology, and occupational therapy. FORL provides services that meet the needs of the Brazilian community by developing important preventive and curative campaigns for ENT diseases each year.

Dr. Ricardo Bento commented:
“This partnership clearly shows the international growth of FORL as well as the increasing worldwide recognition of the ENT specialty in Brazil. The combined efforts of Thieme and FORL will have a powerful impact on the Brazilian ENT community, bringing high-level, expert medical information to more regions of the country and helping ENT specialists sharpen their skills and improve patient care.”

Bruno Machado, Sales Manager of Thieme Publishers Rio, said:
“This new partnership with Fundação Otorrinolaringologia further allies Thieme Publishers Rio with the main ENT department in Brazil, giving us a strong strategic position in the academic medical market throughout the country. I am thrilled about this and look forward to a long, productive working relationship with FORL.”

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Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, eOrthopaedics, eOtolaryngology, eSpine, Medlantis, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, and the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit
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