Authors

The Live without Tobacco project was developed by experts from Center for Research, Intervention and Evaluation on Alcohol & Drugs In partnership with the University of Kansas Medical Center and the Computer Sciences Department from Federal University of Juiz de Fora
Live without Tobacco

The project

The Live without Tobacco project was developed by experts from Center for Research, Intervention and Evaluation on Alcohol & Drugs In partnership with the University of Kansas Medical Center and the Computer Sciences Department from Federal University of Juiz de Fora

Funding

The current program is funded by grants of public research agencies of Brazil such as FAPEMIG and CNPQ - Science without Borders.

Federal University of Juiz de Fora
Center for Research, Intervention and Evaluation on Alcohol & Drugs
Computer Sciences Department - UFJF
FAPEMIG
CNPQ - Science without Borders
CAPES

Authors

Henrique Pinto Gomide, MA in Psychology.
Henrique Pinto Gomide, MA in Psychology.

Researcher at CREPEIA and doctoral student at UFJF. The development of Live without Tobacco intervention was his Masters work. In his PhD, he is studying the users satisfaction of Live without Tobacco and also validating online versions of tobacco related measures.Resume

PhD Prof. Telmo Mota Ronzani
PhD Prof. Telmo Mota Ronzani

CREPEIA Director Master Degree on Social Psychology (UFMG), PhD on Health Sciences (Unifesp), PhD on Alcohol and Drugs use (University of Connecticut Health Center and USP). Professor at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora. Resume

PhD Prof. Heder Soares Bernardino
PhD Prof. Heder Soares Bernardino

Professor of Computer Sciences at UFJF. Masters degree and PhD on Computer Modeling. His main research topic is Knowledge Discovery, using Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques. Resume

Prof. Kim Richter, PhD
Prof. Kim Richter, PhD

Dr. Richter is director of UkanQuit at KUMed, a bedside tobacco treatment service for hospital inpatients, which has served over 8,000 patients since its inception in 2006. She is also principal investigator of Connect2Quit, an NIH-funded trial on the effectiveness of real-time internet video counseling for smoking cessation for rural smokers in Kansas. She also conducts research and training in Brazil, through a collaboration with the University of Juiz de Fora in the state of Minas Gerais. Resume

Nathalia Munck Machado
Nathalia Munck Machado

Researcher at CREPEIA and master's student at UFJF. Psychology (UFJF) with research scholarship at UkanQuit (Kansas University Medical Center). Resume

Daniela Aparecida Pereira
Daniela Aparecida Pereira

Student in Computer Engineering at UFJF. Currently has a researcher scholarship at Juiz de Fora Federal UniversityResume

Thiago Costa Rizuti da Rocha
Thiago Costa Rizuti da Rocha

Researcher at CREPEIA and student of Computer Sciences at Federal University of Juiz de Fora. Currently receives a research scholarship from Science without Borders. Resume

Leonardo Fernandes Martins, MA in Psychology
Leonardo Fernandes Martins, MA in Psychology

Researcher at CREPEIA and doctoral student at UFJF. MA in Psychology and specialist in data analysis. Resume

Leonardo Fernandes Martins, MA in Psychology
PhD Prof. Laisa Sartes

Professor of psychology at UFJF. Her main study and research themes are: the use of psychotropic substances, psychometrics, treatment of addictions, cognitive-behavioral therapy. Resume

Translators

Caroline Jansen
Caroline Jansen

Student in Interational Cultural Business Studies at University of Passau - Germany. Exchange student at Federal University of Juiz de Fora. Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.

Dr. Dmytro Khvotenko, Postdoctoral Researcher.
Dr. Dmytro Khvotenko, Postdoctoral Researcher.

Dr. Dmytro Khvostenko is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Bioengineering Research Center at University of Kansas. He has got his PhD degree in Dental Materials Science from Oregon State University. He made Live without Tabacco project available for Russian-speaking countries.

Elena Shergina
Elena Shergina

She has a Master's Degree in Accounting. She helped to make Live without Tabacco project available for Russian-speaking countries

Sergio Marchesi
Sergio Marchesi

Italian chemist who has been working as the health director in a territorial pharmacy since 1998. Graduated from the University of Ferrara in 1997, he is specialized in pharmacological counseling and therapeutic adherence, phytotherapy, natural medicine and food supplements. He also provides counseling to smokers trying to quit. He has been studying and trying to improve the knowledge of the English language since secondary school, which does represent a real passion to him.

Majeda AlQudah
Majeda AlQudah

She has a B.A. in Law, and worked in educational institutions in Jordan as a Student Counselor, and Admission and Registration Officer. Recently she has been working as a translator/proofreader and as a part-time Arabic tutor online. She's passionate about languages and learned English on her own, and now learning Spanish as well. She was happy to be part of this project because it could help many people quit smoking including her own family members. She enjoys translating humanitarian projects and she made Live Without Tobacco available for Arabic speaking countries.

Aleksandr Orlov
Aleksandr Orlov

Entrepreneur and co-founder of information technology consulting company "Studio GORKA". He has worked as project manager in the field of administrative reform and e-government in Ulyanovsk Region, which is aimed to ease the interaction between citizens and Government, Russian Federation. Graduate from Ulyanovsk state university, Masters in Information Systems.

Last update: 09-26-2016.