Born: June 13, 1882, in Santo Amaro City, with his parents Miguel Araujo and Mariana de Jesus Valadares Valadares. Conducted the first studies in Santo Amaro, moving later to Salvador, where he completed preparatory
Enrolled, only 14 years old, in the Bahia School of Medicine, graduating as a student laureate, on March 12, 1902. He won a study trip to Europe, and the picture in the Pantheon of the Faculty.
They were classmates: Anthony Bonfim de Andrade, José Dario Peixoto, Eduardo Diniz Gonçalves, Heraclius Ponciano de Menezes, José Cordeiro dos Santos Filho and Oscar Freire de Carvalho. Antony Bonfim de Andrade and Jose Cordeiro dos Santos Filho participated as medical students, Health Corps of the Army, the Paraguayan War. The others became teachers of the Faculty (9).
From 1905 to 1910, was Assistant Clinical Propedêutica; from 1911 to 1914, extraordinary professor of General Pathology, from 1914 to 1915, ordinary professor of Medical Pathology, from 1915 to 1927, professor of medicine and, from 1927 to 1938, Professor Propedêutica of Medicine.
As professor of Propedêutica, died on January 8, 1938 in the city of Petropolis.
In 1926, he undertook further study trip to the Old World, where he attended services at the best of their specialty. However, it states Sá Menezes, "Valadares not accept, arms folded, or better, without first passing through the sieve of his criticism - logical and lucid - European medical knowledge" (7).
"Prado Valadares was also a connoisseur of world literature, acquainting himself with the classics. It was a language purist, is competing, even with Ruy Barbosa (5). And more: "It was a bookworm, tireless scholar, garnered exceptional medical and general culture. Multilingual, drank straight from the sources, reading the classics in the original Latin and Greek, German and English, French and Italian "(3)
On January 15, 1938, a week after his death, the congregation of Bahia School of Medicine approved a motion of regret, saying: "The course opens this congregation matter irreparable loss, because the spirit that goes out did well in so short a life that fell apart in his dazzling talent unusual respectable in the singular in culture in various departments of human knowledge, an enthusiast of the idea and her faithful in safety attitudes "(4).
Professors Adriano de Azevedo and Jose Silveira Pondé were his assistants and, with Prado Valadares, introduced the radiological clinic in Bahia.
1. Almeida Souza, Antonio Jose de - Inaugural Address. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Volume X, December 1994. Salvador, Ba.
2. Benicio dos Santos, Itazil - Itinerary of Ideals and Commitment. Salvador, 1987.
3. Editorial: Centennial of Prado Valadares. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia, Volume IV, June 1982.
4. Lacaz, Carlos da Silva - Doctors Baianos. São Paulo.
5. Loureiro de Souza, Antonio - Distinguished Baianos. Salvador, 1973.
6. Sá de Oliveira, Eduardo - Historical Memory of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, concerning the year 1942. Salvador, 1992.
7. Sá Menezes, Jaime de - In the Path of History and Arts. Salvador, 1994.
8. Silveira, Jose - Prado Valadares - Proceedings of the Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Volume V, July 1983.
9. Tavares-Neto, Jose - 1812 to 2008 Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia. Salvador, 2008.