1. EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Public Health and Epidemiology, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (BR), 2014 – 2018 (defended in July 2018). Advisor: Dr. Wayner Souza, Dr. Oswaldo Cruz

Thesis: “Digital Disease Detection: health data mining and participatory surveillance strategies in Brazil

Ms.C in Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (BR), 2012 – 2014 (defended in March 2014). Advisor Prof. Dr. Constança Barbosa

Dissertation: “SCHISTO TRACK – A System for Gathering and Monitoring Epidemiological Surveys by Connecting Geographical Information Systems in Real Time

Residency in Collective Health, CPqAM/FIOCRUZ (BR) 2010-2012. (defended in February 2012). Advisor Prof. Dr. Constança Barbosa

Paper: “Biological and environmental factors associated with risk of schistosomiasis mansoni transmission in Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco State, Brazil.

B.A. in Biomedical Sciences, ASCES/FAAPE (BR), 2005-2009 (defended in July 2009). Advisor: Prof. Dr. Fabricio Esteves.

Paper: “Spatial analysis of schistosomiasis human cases in the horticultural community of Zona da Mata of Pernambuco state, Brazil

2. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

09/2021 – current | Digital Innovation Consultant for Ending Pandemics.

02/2019 – current | Post-doctoral researcher at Department of Economics – University of Zurich. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Guilherme Lichand

08/2020 – 12/2020 | Research consultant (digital epidemiology) for Inter-American Development Bank.

03/2014 – 01/2020 | Director at Epitrack (part-time), a Brazilian company for digital epidemiology.

09/2018 – 02/2019 | Research consultant (digital health) for UNICEF Malawi.

03/2014 – 12/2014 | Consultant (digital health) at Pan American Health Organization.

02/2012 – 12/2013 | Consultant at Strategic Information Center for Health Surveillance.

3. PRIZES AND AWARDS

2020 – Best innovation/implementation project – Swiss Society for hospital hygiene Award

2017 – Success Entrepreneur Startup – PEGN/INSPER

2017 – Winner of Mobile Government Health Award – World Government Summit – Dubai

2016 – Winner of Sustainable Brands Open Innovation – SB’16 RIO

2016 – Mentioned as TOP 10 Brazilian Innovators for 2016 by PEGN Magazine in Brazil

2016 – Honor mention – for the Innovation applied in Health – Parliament of Pernambuco State

2015 – Winner of The Venture Award – Social Entrepreneurship

2014 – Winner of Ministry of Health Award for Science and Technology applied to Brazil’s Public Health System – Best Master’s Degree Dissertation