Our Sages

Cynthia Schuck, Ph.D.
Sage Consultant

Cynthia Schuck-Paim received her PhD degree at the University of Oxford (UK), which was developed in the interface of Evolutionary Biology and Experimental Economics, focusing on decision-making and the theoretical analysis of risk-sensitivity. Her PhD was followed by a research fellowship in the same institution and by various projects as an independent consultant for institutions in the US and the United Kingdom.

As a scientist Cynthia published a number of articles on subjects ranging from evolutionary biology and infectious disease to the mathematical modeling of spatial distributions based on climatic factors (http://goo.gl/UDBa7 for a list of publications). She participated as invited speaker in conferences in various countries and has taught data analysis for graduate and undergraduate students in the United Kingdom (Oxford University) and Brazil (University of Sao Paulo) for over 5 years. Since 2012, she has algo given over 800 hours of scientific capacity building workshops for researchers in the life and medical sciences.

Cynthia is the co-founder of Origem Scientifica, a South American company that provides scientific, analytical and technical solutions in the analysis of large and complex volumes of data, epidemiological time-series, the development of analytical tools, mathematical modeling and the use of geographic information systems. . She he also been involved during the last years in activities devoted to the use of web and IT solutions for public health problems.