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Teaching Staff

Biography

Jorge M. Mendes is currently Associate Professor at Information Management School (NOVA IMS). His research interests range from environmental statistics, biostatistics and survey methodology to quantitative methods for finance and social sciences. He is member of Management Information Centre (MagIC) at NOVAIMS. He was awarded with a bachelor degree in Statistics and Information Management from NOVA University of Lisbon, MSc in Probability and Statistics and PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from University of Lisbon. He is author of several scientific publications both in national and international outlets, being invited as referee on a regular basis. At NOVAIMS he have been coordinating several research and development projects. He supervises, on a regular basis, MSc and PhD students. Often he is invited to be external examiner in MSc and PhD exams in other institutions.

Scientific Publications

Agharafeie, R., Ramos, J., Oliveira, R. and Mendes, J. (2022)

Mendes, J. M., Baptista, H., Oliveira, A., Jardim, B., & De Castro Neto, M. (2022)

Beyond comorbidities, sex and age have no effect on COVID-19 health care demand. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-12. [7356]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-11376-5

Mendes, J.M., Coelho, P.S. (2021)

Addressing hospitalisations with non-error-free data by generalised SEIR modelling of COVID-19 pandemic. Scientific Reports 11, 19617. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98975-w

Vera-Cruz, P., Larroudé, A., Gouveia, N., Mendes, J., & Coelho, P. S. (2021)

Watchful waiting? Portuguese approach to otitis media with effusion. NASCER E CRESCER - BIRTH AND GROWTH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 30(3), 143–151. https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v30.i3.19192

Baptista, H., Congdon, P., Mendes, J. M., Rodrigues, A. M., Canhão, H., & Dias, S. S. (2020)

Disease mapping models for data with weak spatial dependence or spatial discontinuities. Epidemiologic Methods, 9(1), [20190025]. https://doi.org/10.1515/em-2019-0025

Flores, R., Carneiro, A., Serra, J., Gouveia, N., Pereira, T., Mendes, J. M., Coelho, P. S., Tenreiro, S., & Seabra, M. C. (2020)

CORRELATION STUDY BETWEEN DRUSEN MORPHOLOGY AND FUNDUS AUTOFLUORESCENCE. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). https://doi.org/10.1097/IAE.0000000000002881

Gregório, M. J., Rodrigues, A. M., Salvador, C., Dias, S. S., de Sousa, R. D., Mendes, J. M., ... Canhão, H. (2020)

Validation of the telephone-administered version of the mediterranean diet adherence screener (Medas) questionnaire. Nutrients, 12(5), [1511]. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12051511

Rodrigues, A. M., Eusébio, M., Rodrigues, A. B., Caetano-Lopes, J., Lopes, I. P., Lopes, A., ... Canhão, H. (2019)

Low Serum Levels of DKK2 Predict Incident Low-Impact Fracture in Older Women. JBMR plus, 3(7), e10179. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm4.10179

Carmo, M. Do, Infante, P. & Mendes, J. M. (2018)

Statistical properties and sensitivity of a new adaptive sampling method for quality control. REVSTAT: statistical journal, 16 (1), 1-22. Link: https://www.ine.pt/revstat/pdf/REVSTAT_v16-n1-1.pdf

Ferrão, J. L.; Niquisse, S.; Mendes, J. M. & Painho, M. (2018)

Mapping and Modelling Malaria Risk Areas Using Climate, Socio-Demographic and Clinical Variables in Chimoio, Mozambique. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 795. doi:10.3390/ijerph15040795

Policiano, C., Fonseca, A., Mendes, J. M., Clode, N., & Graça, L. M. (2018)

Small-for-gestational-age babies of low-risk term pregnancies: does antenatal detection matter? Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 31 (11), 1426-1430. (advanced online publication on 24 april 2017). DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1317741

Policiano, C., Mendes, J. M., Fonseca, A., Barros, J., Martins, D., Reis, I., ... Graça, L. M. (2018)

Impact of maternal weight on the intra-observer and inter-observer reproducibility of fetal ultrasonography measurements in the third trimester. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 140(1), 53-59. DOI: 10.1002/ijgo.12333

Rodrigues, A. M., Eusébio, M., Santos, M. J., Gouveia, N., Tavares, V., Coelho, P. S., Mendes, J. M.; Branco, J. C. & Canhão, H. (2018)

The burden and undertreatment of fragility fractures among senior women. Archives of osteoporosis, 13(1), article 22. DOI: 10.1007/s11657-018-0430-z.

Rodrigues, A. M.; Gregório, M. J.; Sousa, R. D.; Dias, S. S. ; Santos, M. J.; Mendes, J. M.; Coelho, P. S. ; Branco, J. C. ; Canhão, H. (2018)

Challenges of ageing in portugal: data from the EpiDoC cohort . Acta Medica Portuguesa, 31(2), 80-93. DOI: 10.20344/amp.9817

Baptista, H., Mendes, J., & Congdon, P. (2018)

Comparing two models for disease mapping data not varying systematically in space. In METMA 9: Book of Extended Abstracts (pp. 68-71). [METMA IX, 9th  Workshop on spatio-temporal modeling, 13-15 june, 2018, Montepellier, France].

Ana Maria Rodrigues; Maria João Gregório; Pierre Gein; Mónica Eusébio; Maria José Santos; Rute Dinis de Sousa; Pedro S. Coelho; Jorge M. Mendes; Pedro Graça; Pedro Oliveira; Jaime C. Branco and Helena Canhão (2017)

Home-Based Intervention Program to Reduce Food Insecurity in Elderly Populations Using a TV App: Study Protocol of the Randomized Controlled Trial Saúde.Come Senior. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(3): e40. doi: 10.2196/resprot.6626

Ferrão, J. L., Mendes, J. M. & Painho, M. (2017)

Modelling the influence of Climate on Malaria occurrence in Chimoio Municipality, Mozambique. Parasites Vectors, 10: 260. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2205-6

Ferrão, J. L., Mendes, J. M., Painho, M., & Zacarias, S. (2017)

Malaria mortality characterization and the relationship between malaria mortality and climate in Chimoio, Mozambique. Malaria Journal, 16(1), [212]. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-017-1866-0

Gregório, M. J. B., Rodrigues, A. M., Eusebio, M., Sousa, R. D., Dias, S., Andre, B., Grønning, K., Coelho, P. S., Mendes, J. M., Graça, P., Espanes, G. A., Branco, J. C. & Canhao, H. (2017)

Dietary Patterns Characterized by High Meat Consumption Are Associated with Other Unhealthy Life Styles and Depression Symptoms. Frontiers in nutrition, 4, [25]. DOI: 10.3389/fnut.2017.00025

Oliveira, A., Cabral, A. J. R., Fraga O. Martins, M., Cabral, P., Mendes, J. M., & Carreira, M. (2017)

Poor housing and stroke mortality in population over 64 years old at the parish level, in mainland Portugal. GeoJournal, 82(4), 665-682. DOI: 10.1007/s10708-016-9712-4

Abdelnour, G. A., Abouchedid, K., Aguayo, M., Bakkali, M., Baroud, F., Belhani, A., ... Ykhlef, N. (2017)

General methodology. In J. B. Govantes Romero, & E. Mellado Durán (Eds.), EURO-MEDITERRANEAN INTEGRATION THROUGH LIFELONG LEARNING (EU-MILL): A memory of cooperation and dialogue on Education in the Mediterranean basin (pp. 49-78). (Divulgación Científica). Universidad de Sevilla. DOI: 10.12795/9788447221042

Abdelnour, G. A., Abouchedid, K., Aguayo, M., Bakkali, M., Baroud, F., Belhani, A., ... Ykhlef, N. (2017)

Introduction. In J. B. Govantes Romero, & E. Mellado Durán (Eds.), EURO-MEDITERRANEAN INTEGRATION THROUGH LIFELONG LEARNING (EU-MILL): A memory of cooperation and dialogue on Education in the Mediterranean basin (pp. 19-47). (Divulgación Científica). Universidad de Sevilla. DOI: 10.12795/9788447221042

Abdelnour, G. A., Abouchedid, K., Aguayo, M., Bakkali, M., Baroud, F., Belhani, A., ... Ykhlef, N. (2017)

Towards recognition of Lifelong Learning. In J. B. Govantes Romero, & E. Mellado Durán (Eds.), EURO-MEDITERRANEAN INTEGRATION THROUGH LIFELONG LEARNING (EU-MILL): A memory of cooperation and dialogue on Education in the Mediterranean basin (pp. 79-121). (Divulgación Científica). Universidad de Sevilla. DOI: 10.12795/9788447221042

Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., MacNab, Y. C., Xavier, M., & Caldas-de-Almeida, J. (2016)

A Gaussian random field model for similarity-based smoothing in Bayesian disease mapping. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 25(4), 1166-1184. doi: 10.1177/0962280216660407

Branco, J. C., Rodrigues, A. M., Gouveia, N., Eusébio, M., Ramiro, S., Machado, P. M., . . . group, o. b. o. t. E. s. (2016)

Prevalence of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and their impact on health-related quality of life, physical function and mental health in Portugal: results from EpiReumaPt– a national health survey. RMD Open, 2(1). doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2015-000166

Ferrao, J. L., Mendes, J. M., Painho, M., & Joao, S. Z. (2016)

Spatio-temporal variation and socio-demographic characters of malaria in Chimoio municipality, Mozambique. Malaria Journal, 15. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1371-x.

Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., de Almeida, J. C., & Xavier, M. (2015)

Alcohol abuse disorder prevalence and its distribution across Portugal. A disease mapping approach. Revstat-Statistical Journal, 13(1), 79-101.

Branco, J. C., Rodrigues, A. M., Gouveia, N., Costa, L. P., Eusebio, M., Ramiro, S., . . . Canhao, H. (2015)

Prevalence and Physical and Mental Health Patterns of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Portugal: Results from a National Health Survey. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 67. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.3854

Branco, J., Rodrigues, A. M., Gouveia, N., Pereira, L., Eusébio, M., Ramiro, S., . . . Canhão, H. (2015)

OP0052 Prevalence and Physical and Mental Health Patterns of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Portugal: Results from Epireumapt, A National Health Survey. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(Suppl 2), 86. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.3854

Oliveira, A., Cabral, A. J. R., Mendes, J. M., Martins, M. R. O., & Cabral, P. (2015)

Spatiotemporal analysis of the relationship between socioeconomic factors and stroke in the Portuguese mainland population under 65 years old. Geospatial Health, 10(2), 365. doi: 10.4081/gh.2015.365

Rodrigues, A. M., Gouveia, N., da Costa, L. P., Eusebio, M., Ramiro, S., Machado, P., . . . EpiReumaPt Study, G. (2015)

EpiReumaPt - the study of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal diseases in Portugal: a detailed view of the methodology. Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa, 40(2), 110-124.

Carmo, M., Infante, P., & Mendes, J. M. (2014)

A different and simple approach for comparing sampling methods in quality control. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 31(5), 478-499. doi: 10.1108/IJQRM-02-2012-0023

Pereira, L. N., Mendes, J. M., & Coelho, P. S. (2013)

Model-Based Estimation of Unemployment Rates in Small Areas of Portugal. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 42(7), 1325-1342. doi: 10.1080/03610926.2012.749989

Xavier, M., Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., Magalhaes, P., & Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M. (2013)

Implementing the World Mental Health Survey Initiative in Portugal - rationale, design and fieldwork procedures. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 7. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-7-19.

Carmo, M., Infante, P., & Mendes, J. (2013)

Alguns resultados de robustez de um método adaptativo em controlo de qualidade,In M. Maia, Campos, P. e Duarte Silva, P. (Ed.), Estatística Novos Desenvolvimentos e Inspirações (Vol. 1, pp. 95-108): Actas do XX Congresso Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística.

Pinto, A., Rodrigues, T., Mendes, J., Bação, F., & Lobo, V. (2013)

Medication and Polymedication in Portugal. In P. E. Oliveira, M. da Graça Temido, C. Henriques & M. Vichi (Eds.), Recent Developments in Modeling and Applications in Statistics (pp. 59-68): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Pereira, L. N., Mendes, J. M., & Coelho, P. S. (2011)

Estimation of unemployment rates in small areas of Portugal: a best linear unbiased prediction approach versus a hierarchical Bayes approach. Paper presented at the 17th  European Young Statisticians Meeting, Costa da Caparica.

Mendes, J., de Zea Bermudez, P., Pereira, J., Turkman, K., & Vasconcelos, M. (2010)

Spatial extremes of wildfire sizes: Bayesian hierarchical models for extremes. Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 17(1), 1-28. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10651-008-0099-3

Baptista, M. H. F., & Mendes, J. M. (2009)

The Portuguese pharmaceutical market in the near future: A time series exploration approach. Journal of Medical Marketing, 9(4), 329-341. doi:10.1057/jmm.2009.37

Bermudez, P. D., Mendes, J., Pereira, J. M. C., Turkman, K. F., & Vasconcelos, M. J. P. (2009)

Spatial and temporal extremes of wildfire sizes in Portugal (1984-2004). International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18(8), 983-991.