Daniela Correia

Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto

Daniela Correia, (ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8886-3211)

Graduation in Mathematics at the University of Porto, Portugal, in 2015 and MSc in Engineering Mathematics in the same university in 2018. Presently is a PhD student in Applied Mathematics (MAP-PDMA), offered by the consortium of Universities of Minho, Porto and Aveiro, in Portugal.

Daniela works as a Statistician at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto. She is a researcher fellow at EPIUnit, Institute of Public health, University of Porto, and at Centre of Mathematics of the University of Porto.

She has been involved in several national and international research projects mainly providing statistical and data analysis support, such as the National Food and Physical Activity Survey (IAN-AF), funded by EEA Grants (000088SI3), RiskBenefit4EU – Partnering to strengthen the risk-benefit assessment within EU using a holistic approach (GA/EFSA/AFSCO/2017/01 – GA02) and Project FOCAcCia: Exposure to food additives and contaminants from food processing and packaging: Defining patterns and their effects on adiposity and cognitive function from childhood to adolescence (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031949), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT).

Her main areas of interest are (Bio)statistics & Data mining and its application to Epidemiology, in particular, to Nutritional Epidemiology. She has been actively working on the dietary assessment methods, in methods for improving the estimation of usual intake consumption in a population.