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Date:
02/14/2017  STATUS
Time:
12:00
Venue:
101 Merrimac St, Rm 372

"Statistical methods to inform a dynamic transmission model of Helicobacter pylori in Mexico."

Fernando is a PhD student and Fulbright Scholar in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration at the University of Minnesota. He works as a graduate research assistant on two cancer screening grants including the CISNET Colorectal Cancer Working Group (Modeling Effective Health Policies for Colorectal Cancer) and the CERVICCS project (Comparative effectiveness to define the reasonable range of options for cervical cancer screening).

Fernando holds a bachelors' degree in Biomedical Engineering form the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM) and a master's degree in Economics from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), both in Mexico City. From 2009-2012, Fernando was researcher and adjunct professor in Health Economics at the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Cuernavaca, Mexico, working with large datasets on modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis, and quantitative evaluation of health interventions and social programs.