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Education

20172019

Master in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

University of Coimbra
20142017

Bachelor in Anthropology

University of Coimbra

Final Grade Point Average: 16.297

20132014

Hanover College

Hanover College, IN, USA

Two semesters in a  Liberal Arts College in The United States of America

Academic History

20162017

Assistant Researcher

Global Health and Tropical Medicine Sponsored by GHTM - IHTM Lisboa

"Urban Malaria in Africa: new insights into social, geographic and vector population genetics factors”

Main Researcher: Patrícia Salgueiro

20162017

Intern at Centro Rede Investigação em Antropologia

Centro Rede Investigação em Antropologia (CRIA)

Research project on Public Health: Individuals' Experiences and Representations of the Portuguese National Health System

Work History

2017Current

English Tutor / Consultant

iTutorGroup - TutorABC - Taipei, China

Online English as a Secondary Language Tutor/Consultant for Chinese Adults

Online English as a Secondary Language Tutor/Consultant for Chinese Children (Early Childhood and Childhood) and Teenagers

Personal Competences

Mother Language: Portuguese

Other Languages: Advanced English, Intermediate German, Basic Spanish

Computer Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet (Internet Explorer, Mozzila Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome), Social Media 

Conferences Attended

2017

Workshop on Malaria transmission: current challenges and new tools in the elimination context

Global Health and Tropical Medicine (GHTM) - Lisbon

Participant 

 2016

Simulation of the International Labour Conference - Coimbra, Portugal

International Labour Organization

Participant as a Delegate of Employees  and Committee Vice-President (The Macroeconomic Regulation of Employment: from full Employment to full Employability?) 

 2015

II Conferência do Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal e Ciências Forenses

Instituito Nacional de Medicina Legal e Ciências Forenses, I.P
 2015

International Symposium of Anthropology and Natural Disasters

University of Coimbra

Presentations

Varanda, J., Birck, J. (2017) MALARIA CONTROL STRATEGIES IN ANGOLA- 2000-2015- A HISTORY UNFOLDING

Workshop on Malaria transmission: current challenges and new tools in the elimination context- Lisbon 2017

Volunteer Work

20152017

Ambassador at SPEAK Coimbra

SPEAK Coimbra

SPEAK is a cultural and language exchange program dedicated to integrate people form different cultures to the local community and culture in order to break cultural and language barriers between migrants/locals and create networks between them.  As an ambassador of SPEAK in Coimbra, the goal was to share and promote the project's mission and objectives in the community.

2016

6th Congress of the Portuguese Anthropological Association

Portuguese Anthropological Association

Volunteer at the Congress held in Coimbra (Portugal) from 2 to 4 June 2016

20152017

Volunteer English Teacher

SPEAK Coimbra

Teaching English to Portuguese and Foreigners Adults

20152016

Volunteer German Teacher

SPEAK Coimbra

Teaching German (from scratch) to Portuguese and Foreigners Adults

Academic Achievements

2014

Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society

Hanover College, USA

Certified americanl Honor Society that recognizes academic excellence in the first year at a college or university

2014

Member of Kappa Alpha Theta

Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity, USA
2013

Hanover College Dean's List Fall 2013

Hanover College, IN, USA

List of of students who achieve high grades in an academic term or academic year. 

Additional Training 

2017

Course of Medical Anthropology of the Middle East

University of Coimbra

The course encompasses theoretical aspects of traditional medical systems, cultural influences on lay attitudes, beliefs and customs regarding illness causation as well as the description and analysis of cultural practices of behavior and their relation to ecology and religion in the Middle East

2015

Pordata Training

Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation

Pordata Training (Data Base of Contemporary Portugal)