Mr. and Mrs. Brima are our alumni, they started their academic career at Charles University. They decided to study medicine in Prague. Now they work at the University of Rochester Medical Center NY.
Doctor Tufikameni Brima (maiden name Jason) came to the Czech Republic in 2002 to study Czech language at our Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies (Charles University), which allowed her to enroll in a university to study for free.
Upon her successful graduation, she got bachelor’s degree and then master’s degree in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation at Charles University. In 2012, Tufikameni Brima had her PhD viva on Changes in Motor Function and Seizure Susceptibility after Photothrombic Ischemic Stroke in Immature Rat. Now Doctor Tufikameni Brima works as an assistant professor at the Department of Neuroscience (Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory), University of Rochester Medical Center.
Doctor Wunnie Brima also started his studies in the Czech Republic at our Preparatory courses for future medical students. Then he continued his studies at the First Faculty of Medicine (Charles University), where he defended his doctoral thesis on Effects of Obesity on the Course of Trypanosoma Cruzi Infection in 2016. The Supervisor of the dissertation was Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima DrSc. MBA, who was the Rector of Charles University back then. Now Doctor Wunnie Brima works as an assistant professor of Clinical Medicine – Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine (SMD) at University of Rochester Medical Center.
Mr. and Mrs. Brima are not only respectful professionals, but also a happily married couple and proud parents of two children.