I am an Assistant Professot in the School of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus I am also affiliated faculty to the Data Science to Patient Value (D2V) initiative where I completed my postdoctoral fellowship (2017-2019). 

Previously I held positions as a Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2017) in the Computational Bioscience Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and as an Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies at Southern Illinois University. Before becoming an academic, I worked in industry in various roles, including systems analyst, software engineer, computer programmer, and system/network administrator.

I received a Ph.D. in Information Sciences and Technology from the Pennsylvania State University, and my advisor was Dr. Frederico FonsecaI also have a M.S. in Computer Science from the Federal University of Santa Catarina - Brazil, a Graduate Specialization in Computer Networks from the Federal University of Santa Catarina - Brazil, a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Vale of Itajai - Brazil, and an A.S. in Systems Analysis from the Catarinense Association of Education and Informatics - Brazil. 

My research interests include:
  • Health and Clinical Informatics
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • Computable Evidence
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Data Interoperability with HL7 FHIR and OHDSI OMOP