Nadja Mench-Bressan

NADJA MENCH-BRESSAN was born in Brazil in 1978. She received the B.A. degree in automation from the University of Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil, in 2005, and the M.Sc. degree in automation, instrumentation and control and the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal, in 2007 and 2011, respectively. She joined the Department of Business and Information Technology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Health Informatics Research (HIR) laboratory co-ordinated by Prof. Carolyn McGregor, in 2011. Shewas also involved in nosocomial infection, apnoea, and intraventricular haemorrhage studies. Her research topic at HIR was physiological stream processing in real-time and retrospective analysis to support drug delivery control in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) and the critical parameters of its application. She is currently a Research Fellow with the Department of Neonatology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. She continues her research with physiological stream processing in real-time and the impact of drug titration in the patients of the NICU.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Health Informatics for Neonatal Intensive Care Units: An Analytical Modeling Perspective
The effective use of data within intensive care units (ICUs) has great potential to create new cloud-based health analytics solutions for disease prevention or earlier condition onset detection. The Artemis project aims to achieve the above goals in the area... Read more