Francisca Castro Mendes, Universidade do Porto – Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School

October 2019 (9 months) – Public Health

Francisca has been researching asthma and nutrition within the scope of her PhD in Public Health. She plans to specialize in epidemiology, focusing on the influence of childhood dietary patterns and growth trajectories on asthma development. To be able to develop part of her program in the U.S. will be a unique opportunity regarding academic and professional levels in her area of interest.