Maria Helena Baptista

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Helena Baptista


Maria Helena Baptista, Invited Lecturer
PhD in Information Management - NOVA IMS


Telephone: 915453815
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Helena Baptista is Invited Lecturer at NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS). The main scientific research area is spatial statistics, particularly the modelling of spatial phenomena. Helena Baptista lectures forecasting methodologies and Statistics for data science. Helena Baptista also works as a Research Scientist in the advanced business analytics team of a top 10 multinational pharmaceutical company.


Journal Article

  • Xavier, M., Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., Magalhães, 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(1), 7–19.
  • Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., Caldas de Almeida, J., & Xavier, M. (2015). Alcohol abuse disorder prevalence and its distribution across Portugal. A Disease mapping approach. REVSTAT, 13(1), 79–101.
  • Baptista, H., Mendes, J. M., MacNab, Y. C., Xavier, M., & de Almeida, J. M. C. (2016). A Guassian random field model for similarity-based smoothing in Bayesian disease mapping. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 25(4), 1166–1184.
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