Leonardo de Knegt

Leonardo de Knegt

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Education

2009 - 2013 PhD - Technical University of Denmark
1995 - 2001 Graduated in Veterinary Medicine - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
2002 - 2003 Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) in Epidemiology - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
2005 - 2007 Graduated in the Brazilian Field Epidemiology Training Program (Episus/FETP) - Brazilian Ministry of Health

Academic grades

M.Sc

Ph.D

Professional experience

2014 - Assistant Professor (DTU Food) - Technical University of Denmark, Epidemiology and Microbial Genomics
2013 - 2013 Researcher (DTU Food) - Technical University of Denmark, Epidemiology and Microbial Genomics
2009 - 2013 PhD Student (DTU Food) - Technical University of Denmark, epidemiology and Microbial Genomics
2001 - 2003 Small animals (pet) clinician and surgeon -
2001 - 2004 Production advisor and responsible technician - "Parmezzo" parmesan cheese factory
2004 - 2005 Environmental Health advisor - Minas Gerais State Health Secretariat
2005 - 2006 Part of the FETP training, technical advisor at the National Leptospirosis Control Program - Ministry of Health, Brazil
2006 - 2007 Part of the FETP training, technical advisor at the Coordination for Epidemiological Surveillance of Food-and-Water-Borne Diseases - Ministry of Health, Brazil
2007 - 2008 Member of the Brazilian FETP Coordinating Team -
2008 - 2009 Research assistant (DTU Food) - National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Microbiology and Risk Assessment

Languages

Portuguese: Mother-language, English: Fluent, Spanish: Basic skills, Danish: Basic skills

Expertise

Source attribution

Risk modeling

Risk assessment

Data analysis

Epidemiology of food-borne diseases

Veterinary epidemiology

Outbreak investigations

Field Epidemiology

International experience

Student at the 42nd Graduate Summer Session in Epidemiology at University of Michigan in July 2007.

Secondment at the Foodborne Diseases and Zoonboses Department of the World Health Organization (FOS/WHO), in Geneva, between July and December 2010.

Lecturer in Epidemiology and outbreak investigation methods in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in November/December 2011 as part of the WHO Project Identify to Improve Laboratory Capacity in Southeast Asia.

Lecturer in Vilnius, Lithuania in September 2012 in the Better Training Safer Food QMRA course.

Lecturer in Burden of Illness and Burden of Disease methods in Brazil in November 2012 as part of the WHO Global Foodborne Infections Network training courses.

Lecturer in Berlin, Germany in April 2013 in the Better Training Safer Food QMRA course.

Lecturer in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in May 2013 in the EFSA QMRA course for pre-accession EU countries.

Lecturer in Accra, Ghana, in November 2013 in the EDES QMRA course

Other information

IT skills

Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Epi Info 6.04d, Epi Info for Windows, SAS, @Risk, Stata.

Honors and awards

Latin American Investigator Award 2006 of RITA XVII for „Prevalence study on vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) bites in a rural population following outbreak of rabies-related deaths, Maranhão state, Brazil, 2005.“

Honor of Merit at the First Episus National Scientific Meeting for “Epidemiological characteristics of reported Typhoid Fever patients in Brasil, 2002 – 2005”.

Carlos Chagas and Adolfo Lutz Award 2006 at the National Conference on Well-Succeded Experiences in Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control, as co-author of „An outbreak of Brazilian Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis, Rio de Janeiro, 2005.“
 

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  • Epidemiology and Infection

    ISSNs: 0950-2688

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1469-4409

    Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.04 SJR 1.093 SNIP 0.914, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database

    Journal

  • Preventive Veterinary Medicine

    ISSNs: 0167-5877

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-1716

    Elsevier, Netherlands

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.55 SJR 1.102 SNIP 1.41, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database

    Journal

  • Chiroptera Neotropical

    ISSNs: 1413-4403

    Chiroptera Neotropical, Brazil

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed no, Web of Science (2019): Indexed yes

    Central database

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