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Summary

Adjunct Professor at the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (Brazil). I love coding and to use Data Science (aka Statistics and Machine Learning) to make smarter decisions and better understand the world around us.



Languages

  • Portuguese (Nativo)
  • English (Fluent)
  • German (Anfänger)

Work Experience

Data Science

Universidade Federal de Viçosa [2018-]

Research project - Ativamente - an open-source mobile intervention for mental health (Ongoing)
  • Role: Principal investigator
  • Responsibilities: Research, code, manage team
  • Description: To create and assess user satisfaction of the Ativamente - an open-source intervention for mental health in college settings
  • Keywords: Python, Vue, Django.
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/henriquepgomide/minhasaudemental

CASE - Health insurance brokers [2017-2018]

  • Role: Data Scientist
  • Responsibilities: Statistical modeling and machine learning.
  • Description: I was accountable to manage and develop data projects and conducting cost-analysis studies. During this time I worked with:
    • Classification and modeling of health insurance cost
    • Prediction of pregnancies and risk pregnancies using Classification Trees
    • Automation of medical doctors work using Naive Bayes
  • Keywords: Python, R, PowerBI, and SQL

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission - Organization of American States [2016-2017]

Research project - Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) programmes for Substances in the Americas" (Ongoing)
  • Role: Researcher/Data Analyst
  • Responsibilities: Data Analysis, Github repository management, Reporting.
  • Description: To map and centers that provide training on SBIRT in the Americas but US and Canada. All code was written in R, Python to improve reproducibility.
  • Keywords: survey, secondary analysis, R, smoking
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/henriquepgomide/cicad Code written in R and Python.

Center for Research, Intervention, and Evaluation on Alcohol and Drugs [2012-Present]

Research project - Patterns of tobacco smoking in Brazil: an analysis of the National Research on Health 2013. (Ongoing)
  • Role: Researcher/Data Analyst
  • Responsibilities: Data Analysis, Github repository management, scientific writing.
  • Description: To find patterns of smoking among Brazilians using data from a national household survey - 2013. All code was written in R to improve reproducibility.
  • Keywords: survey, secondary analysis, R, smoking
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/crepeia/pns2013-lightsmokers Code written in R.
Research project - Evaluation of online training on drug use prevention for public schools teachers in Southeast Brazil.
  • Role: Researcher/Data Analyst
  • Responsibilities: Data wrangling, data analysis, Github repository management, scientific writing.
  • Description: To develop two questionnaires using the item response theory.
  • Keywords: Item Response Theory (IRT), Moodle, online education, questionnaire development, text mining, R, Shell
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/crepeia/ead-senad. Code written in R and Shell.
Research project - Viva sem Tabaco [Live without Tobacco] – an open-source web-based intervention for smoking cessation.
  • Role: Researcher/Data Analyst/Frontend Developer.
  • Responsibilities: Frontend development, team management, data wrangling and analysis, Github repository management, scientific reports
  • Description: This project is the main product of my Masters and Ph.D. work. I work on the development and also create reports. In 2016, I am optmizing the intervention using association rules, evaluating user satisfaction and running A/B tests.
  • Keywords: Mobile health interventions, mhealth, open-source
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/crepeia/wati. Code written in Java, SQL, Python, Shell.
  • Project's page: https://www.vivasemtabaco.com.br

Publications

Selected Scientic Papers

Intervenciones breves para el abuso de sustancias en América Latina: Una revisión sistemática

Facebook recruitment of smokers: comparing gain- and loss-framed ads for the purposes of an Internet-based smoking cessation intervention.

Estimating Service Needs for Alcohol and Other Drug Users According to a Tiered Framework: The Case of the São Paulo, Brazil, Metropolitan Area

Building Capacity for Global Tobacco Treatment: International Frontline Provider Perspectives

Prevalence and correlates of light and non-daily smoking in Brazil: Results from a nationwide representative survey

A review of smartphone apps for smoking cessation available in Portuguese

Development of an open-source web-based intervention for Brazilian smokers - Viva sem Tabaco

Web-based self-help intervention reduces alcohol consumption in both heavy-drinking and dependent alcohol users: A pilot study

Mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of smoking: A systematic literature review

Is it time to invest on computerized behavioral interventions in Brazil? (text in Portuguese)

Demand for and availability of web-based smoking cessation support

Medium

Medium Posts

Using affinity propagation to find clusters of attackers in the most popular football fantasy game

How to predict clean sheets and score more points in Cartola FC - a football fantasy game

Link

Teaching

Universidade Federal de Viçosa[2018-Present]

Psychology 101 [Psicologia - EDU110]

  • Course: multiple courses
  • Duration: 60 hours

Psychology of learning development [Psicologia do Desenvolvimento da Aprendizagem]

  • Course: education
  • Duration: 60 hours

Centro de Ensino Superior de Juiz de Fora [2016-2017]

Consumer Psychology [Psicologia do Consumidor]

Statistics [Estatística]

  • Course: Marketing
  • Duration: 36 hours

Marketing Research [Pesquisa de Marketing]

  • Course: Marketing
  • Duration: 36 hours

Consumer Behavior [Comportamento do Consumidor]

Neuroscience 101 [Psicofisiologia]

Human Anatomy 101 [Anatomia Humana Básica]


Center for Research, Intervention, and Evaluation on Alcohol and Drugs [2012-Present]

Ninja’s course for the Health Sciences using R

  • Role: Instructor
  • Description: In this 4-week course, I covered the following topics: R basics, RStudio, descriptive analysis, visualization techniques, and psychometrics.
  • Keywords: R, teaching, exploratory data analysis, Rstudio
  • Link to Github: https://github.com/henriquepgomide/curso-ninja
  • Videos: Playlist

A gentle introduction to IBM-SPSS

  • Role: Instructor
  • Description: In this 4-week course, I covered the basics of data analysis using the IBM SPSS software

Websites

Some of websites I developed and I'm quite proud of.

Viva sem Tabaco - an open source intervention for aiding smokers quit.

  • Description: Webiste coded during my masters and Ph.D. It provides smokers aid to quit smoking. It was translated by adorable people into more than 7 languages.
  • Languages: HTML/CSS, MaterializeCSS, Java, SQL
  • Link: http://www.vivasemtabaco.com.br/

Cartola PFC - Fantasy Football

  • Description:Cartola PFC is dedicated to the most famous Brazilian fantasy game. I provide statistics and tools to compare players, estimate clean sheets e monitor digital influencers perfomance.
  • Languages:Python (Django, RestFramework), Javascript (Vanilla, ChartJS, data.tables, Stats.js), Postgres, R (tidyverse mainly)
  • Link: https://www.cartolapfc.com.br/

Open Personality Test


Skills

  • R (6 years)
  • Python (3 years)
  • Linux (7 years)
  • Sweave, Markdown, LaTeX (4 years)
  • SQL (4 years)
  • Vim - Yes, I'm a proudly user (2 years)
  • Javascript (2 years)
  • Vue (< than 1 year)
  • SPSS (8 years)
  • HTML/CSS (6 years)
  • Inkscape (6 years)
  • GIMP (5 years)