Adriana Dornelles

Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801
Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Professor Dornelles is a statistician whose work has focused on the examination of the social determinants of health. Originally from Brazil, she received her master’s degree in labor economics from the Catholic University of Brasilia and earned her doctoral degree in biostatistics from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Her current research interests have focused on the relationship between the aspects of the local food environment and health behaviors and outcomes. Professor Dornelles research areas of interest lie in applied regression analysis, forecasting, spatial analyses and its applications to business and health economics. Previously, she has worked as a statistical consultant performing statistical analyses for researchers and M.D. in the fields of behavioral sciences, education, and medical research. Her research has been published in many medical journals, such as Journal of Hypertensive and Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, among many others.  

Education

Sc.D.  Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA - 2011

M.S.   Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasilia - DF, Brazil - 2004

B.A.    University of Distrito Federal, UDF, Brasilia - DF, Brazil - 2001

 

Research Interests

  • Food Environment and Obesity
  • Spatial analysis (dermatology)
  • Statistics and the Law (predicting criminality)
  • Behavioral Health and Behavioral Economics

 

 

Publications

Selected publications (please refer to CV for complete list)

  • Direct and indirect patient costs of dermatology clinic visits and their impact on access to care and provider preference. Rothstein BE, Gonzalez J, Cunningham K, Saraiya A, Dornelles AC, Nguyen BM. Cutis. 2017 Dec;100(6):405-410.
  • Creighton-Smith M, Murgia RD 3rd, Konnikov N, Dornelles A, Garber C, Nguyen BT. Incidence of melanoma and keratinocytic carcinomas in patients evaluated by store-and-forward teledermatology vs. dermatology clinic. Int J Dermatol. 2017 Oct;56(10):1026-1031
  • Nguyen B, Murgia R, Creighton-Smith M, Dornelles A, Garber C, Konnikov N. Use of spatial mapping technology to characterize geographic and socioeconomic reach of teledermatology service. J Telemed Telecare. 2017 Aug;23(7):688-690. doi: 10.1177/1357633X16686778.
  • Krousel-Wood M, Holt E, Joyce C, Ruiz R, Dornelles A, Webber LS, Morisky DE, Frohlich ED, Re RN, He J, Whelton PK, Muntner P. Differences in cardiovascular disease risk when antihypertensive medication adherence is assessed by pharmacy fill versus self-report: the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence among Older Adults (CoSMO). J Hypertens. 2015 Feb; 33(2):412-20

Research Activity

  • Research and Development in Hospitals and Medical Schools, with Joao Ricardo Faria.
  • Relationshiop between income, weight and home food preparation among Brazilian households, with Diego Gomes. 

Courses

Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 501Statistics for Managers
WPC 504Basics of Stats for Managers
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 501Statistics for Managers
WPC 504Basics of Stats for Managers
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
WPC 501Statistics for Managers
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
ECN 501Statistics for Managers
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 221Business Statistics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 410Applied Regression Analysis
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 525Applied Regression Models