Passion Projects & Talks

Projects

  • ObsContenCOVID – 2020 - Ongoing

  • Sexual Network Mapping – 2019 - Ongoing

    • Key Collaborators:
    • Ariana Johnson – University of Miami
    • Mariano Kanamori, Ph.D – University of Miami
    • Investigate the spread of HIV in South Florida through various common and novel methods including the use of social media (Twitter, Reddit) to assess sentiment towards safe-sex practices.
  • EMS Naloxone Administrations to Youth – 2019 - 2020

    • Key Collaborators:
    • Lisa Gwynn, M.D. – University of Miami - Pediatrics
    • Michael Maurer, M.D. – University of Miami – Pediatrics
    • To understanding how and where youth are overdosing on opioids across the U.S.
  • Risk of Cancer Death Among White, Black, and Hispanic Populations in South Florida - 2019

    • DOI: 10.5888/pcd16.180529
    • Key Collaborators:
    • Paulo Pinheiro, Ph.D – University of Miami
    • To analyze the age-adjusted cancer mortality rate among Hispanic and African population sub-groups in South Florida
  • The Impact of Immediate Salvage Surgery on Corporeal Length Preservation in Patients Presenting with Penile Implant Infections - 2018

  • Describing the Breast Cancer Rates Among Women in Homestead, FL – 2018

    • Key Collaborators:
    • Natalia Rodriguez, Ph.D – University of Miami
  • Cancer Patterns & Trends in Costa Rica – 2018-2019

    • https://labouz.shinyapps.io/costa-rica/
    • Key Collaborators:
    • Omar Picado Roque, M.D. – University of Miami
    • Costa Rica Ministry of Health – Costa Rica
    • To visualize cancer incidence and mortality across 10 different cancers over 5 years for the country of Costa Rica and the individual States.
    • Work was done as part of a Sylvester CCC Global Oncology Grant
  • An emergent, high-fatality lung disease in systemic juvenile arthritis – 2017-2019

    • DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-216040
    • Key Collaborators:
    • Vivian Saper, M.D – Stanford University
    • To investigate characteristics and risk factors of a novel parenchymal lung disease, increasingly detected in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA)

Passion Talks

  • Whose Knowledge Gets To Be Saved – Data Femme Podcast – Online – 2020
  • Women in Data Science – Panelist - General Assembly Boston – Boston, MA – 2020
  • #IamRemarkable Workshop – UM DPHS Students/Alumni - 2020
  • Tearing Down Barriers to Publication – FIU – Miami, FL - 2020
  • Communicating with RMarkdown – R-Ladies Miami – Miami, FL - 2020
  • Ethics in AI – Panelist - General Assembly Miami – Fort Lauderdale, FL – 2020
  • #IamRemarkable Workshop – UM Toppel Career Center - 2019
  • Data is Liquid Gold – Data Femme Podcast – Online – 2019
  • #IamRemarkable Workshop – UM DPHS Students/Alumni - 2019
  • Data Science Pipeline on the Google Cloud Platform- DevFest Miami – Miami, FL - 2019
  • Tech in Practice - Panelist - Girls Who Code South Florida – Miami, FL - 2019
  • Version Control with RStudio – R-Ladies Miami – Miami, FL - 2019
  • Visualizing Neighborhood Data with Shiny – R in Medicine – New Haven, CT - 2018