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Estimating long-term cancer-related survival from multiple prophylactic strategies: a temporal Bayesian network simulation
Pedro Pereira Rodrigues
CINTESIS-RISE & University of Porto
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Pedro Pereira Rodrigues holds a PhD (2010) in Computer Science from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, and is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Community Medicine, Information and Decision in Health at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), where he teaches since 2008. He is the current director of the Doctoral Program in Health Data Science at FMUP, of which he was the main promoter, and coordinator of the thematic line on Data and Decision Sciences and Technology Information (with more than 100 researchers, including 40 PhDs), from the Center for Technology and Health Services Research (CINTESIS), a research unit with more than 500 researchers, which includes the research group on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, from which he is an integrated member. Having participated in several national and international projects, he was the coordinator at CINTESIS of the NanoSTIMA project (financed by NORTE2020 with more than ¤ 1.1m just for the research unit), leading the line of research dedicated to Data Analysis and Decision in Health. International research and collaboration has led him to publish more than 100 complete articles in indexed journals and conference proceedings and to carry out more than 100 scientific communications, as well as to coordinate the scientific review team of several international events in the fields of data science and medical informatics. He is frequently invited as a speaker in international health data science panels and was the rapporteur for the Digital Health and Medical Technologies subtopic of the Portuguese Health Research Agenda. Having reviewed more than 300 articles for major journals and conferences, he also regularly serves as an expert project reviewer for National Science Foundations. He was the coordinator of more than 50 editions of course units in clinical decision support systems, medical informatics, data science, biostatistics and research methodology, supervises 11 PhD students (in digital health and clinical and health services research, with 5 alumni already), having participated in more than 50 master's and doctoral juries. He was director of the postgraduate course in Health Informatics and is a member of the scientific committee of the Master in Medical Informatics at FMUP since 2012, and the Integrated Master in Medicine since 2019.