Post-Doctoral Research at the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo
Dr. Silva is a family doctor with several years of clinical experience. She has been a member of EPSIQ for over 6 years. She finished her PhD in 2013, under supervision of Prof. Menezes, analyzing epidemiological database on mental health. Dr. Silva was Project Coordinator of LATIN-MH Hub from 2013 to 2015, leading the Brazilian research team, coordinating the formative phase for developing the intervention and setting up the pilot study. During the period, she dealt with all aspects involved in the research component of this proposal and was constantly liaising with investigators from the Lima site and international collaborators and consultants.
From July to October 2015, Dr. Silva coordinated the LATIN-MH Data Center. She was working directly with the developer and statistician, preparing the database for full trial to be used in both sites, as well as the development of electronic data collection. She coordinated the supervision of data entry, organization and preparation of data base for statistical analysis. She was also be responsible to evaluate the intervention, contributing to the analysis, writing up and dissemination of the research findings.