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Mariana Felisbino-Mendes

Nursing School, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mariana Felisbino-Mendes

Mariana Santos Felisbino-Mendes, RN, MSc, PhD
Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Nursing and Public Health and Nursing Graduate Program, Nursing School, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mariana works as a full professor at the Nursing School, in the Department of Maternal and Child Nursing and Public Health, at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil.

She has a PhD and Master degree in Nursing with a concentration in Epidemiology from this same institution. She has also completed a period of study at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health, USA.

She is part of a research group - NIEPE (Interdisciplinary Studies and Research in Epidemiology) at the same institution, a researcher of the collaborating center of Ministry of Health for the past 10 years, and a member of the Executive Committee of BVS Enfermería and associate editor of the journal REME (Revista Mineira de Enfermagem).

Recently, her work focus on women’s health, towards sexual and reproductive health, including teaching courses for undergraduate, graduate and midwife students, and training at primary health care level facilities, to attend to women who seek antenatal care, pap smear testing, and family planning services.

Her main research interests include women's health and reproductive health:  family planning, pre-conception health, pap-smear screening, as well as epidemiology, non-communicable chronic diseases and risk factors, survey data.

She was one of the best performing students of this course in 2015, who is also an experienced healthcare professional. He was being invited to attend a one-week intensive workshop at WHO Geneva in 2016 and then became one of GFMER coaches.

Publications 2020-2021

  • Trindade RE, Siqueira BB, Paula TF, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2021. Contraception use and family planning inequalities among Brazilian women. In Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, v. 26, p. 3493-3504 https://www.scielo.br/j/csc/a/wYMBdngQjR9dRs48jbwjCVL/?lang=en
  • Camargos LF, Lemos PL, Martins EF, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2021. Quality assessment of antenatal care home-based records of urban women. In Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem, v. 25, p. e20200166 https://www.scielo.br/j/ean/a/ymZfnyGrVkpVf586zdxLDZq/?lang=en
  • Oliveira-Figueiredo DST, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Velasquez-Melendez G. 2021 Association between social network and functional disability in brazilian elderly. In REBEN - Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, v. 74, p.e20200770 https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0770
  • Bicalho MLC, Araújo FG, Andrade GN, Martins EF, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2021. Trends in fertility rates, proportion of antenatal consultations and cesarean sections among Brazilian adolescents. In REBEN - Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, 74(Suppl. 4), e20200884. Epub June 28, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0884
  • Stein C, Cousin E, Machado IE, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Passos VMA, Sousa TM, Schmidt MI, Gallagher J, Naghavi M, Duncan BB. 2021. The COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation projections and observed evolution, May-August, 2020. In Revista Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde, v. 30, p. e2020680 https://www.scielo.br/j/ress/a/MjhYmB6xZLFkMMJbY8tP8ZK/?lang=en
  • Ribeiro-Silva RC, Silva NJ, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Falcão IR, de Andrade RDCS, Silva SA, Nilson EAF, Spaniol AM, Fiaccone RL, Paixão E, Ichihara MYT, Velasquez-Melendez G, Barreto ML. 2021. Time trends and social inequalities in child malnutrition: nationwide estimates from Brazil's food and nutrition surveillance system, 2009-2017. In Journal Public Health Nutrition, p. 1-31. Epub December 17, 2021 doi: 10.1017/S1368980021004882
  • Felisbino-Mendes MS, Araújo FG, Oliveira LVA, Vasconcelos NM, Vieira MLFP, Malta DC. 2021. Sexual behaviors and condom use in the Brazilian population: analysis of the National Health Survey, 2019. In Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, v. 24, p. e210018 https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-549720210018.supl.2.
  • Silva YAP, Araújo FG, Amorim T, FranciscaMartins E, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Obstetric analgesia in labor and its association with neonatal outcomes. In REBEN - Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, v. 73, p. e20180757. https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2018-0757
  • Souza ACAT, Lucas PHCS, Lana TC, Lindner SR, Amorim T, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Obstetric violence: integrative review [Violência obstétrica: uma revisão integrativa / [Violencia obstétrica: una revisión integradora]. In Revista Enfermagem UERJ, v. 27, p. e45746 https://www.e-publicacoes.uerj.br/index.php/enfermagemuerj/article/view/45746/33097
  • Guerra MR, Nogueira MC, Malta DC, Côrrea CSL, de Souza MFM, Curado MP, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Mooney M, Naghavi M, Bustamante-Teixeira MT. 2020. Inequalities in the burden of female breast cancer in Brazil, 1990-2017. In Journal Population Health Metrics, v. 18. p. x https://doi.org/10.1186/s12963-020-00212-5
  • Felisbino-Mendes MS, Cousin E, Malta DC, Machado IE, Ribeiro ALP, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Silva DAS, Glenn S, Afshin A, Velasquez-Melendez G. 2020. The burden of non-communicable diseases attributable to high BMI in Brazil, 1990-2017: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study. In Journal Population Health Metrics, v. 18, p. x https://doi.org/10.1186/s12963-020-00219-y
  • Malta DC, Flor LS, Machado IE, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Brant LCC, Ribeiro ALP, Teixeira RA, Macário EM, Reitsma MB, Glenn S, Naghavi M, Gakidou E. 2020. Trends in prevalence and mortality burden attributable to smoking, Brazil and federated units, 1990 and 2017. In Journal Population Health Metrics, v. 18, p. x https://doi.org/10.1186/s12963-020-00215-2
  • Tiensoli SD, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Velasquez-Melendez G. 2020. Health Iniquity, Unhealthy Behavior, and Coverage of Mammography in Brazil. In REBEN - Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, v. 73, p. e20200011 https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0011
  • Malta DC, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Teixeira R, Ribeiro ALP, Felisbino-Mendes MS, Machado IE, Velasquez-Melendez G, Brant LCC, Silva DAS, Passos VMA, Nascimento BR, Cousin E, Glenn S, Naghavi M. 2020. Trends in mortality due to non-communicable diseases in the Brazilian adult population: national and subnational estimates and projections for 2030. In Journal Population Health Metrics, v. 18, p. x https://doi.org/10.1186/s12963-020-00216-1
  • Velasquez-Melendez G, Andrade FCD, Moreira AD, Hernandez R, Vieira MAS, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Association of self-reported sleep disturbances with ideal cardiovascular health in Brazilian adults: A cross-sectional population-based study. Sleep Health, v. 7(Suppl. 2), p. 183-190. Epub April, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2020.08.005
  • Oliveira LVA, Santos BNSD, Machado IE, Malta DC, Velasquez-Melendez G, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome and its components in the Brazilian adult population. In Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, v. 25, p. 4269-4280 https://www.scielo.br/j/csc/a/yjdDz8ccXCGgwj4YhVxKmZc/?lang=en
  • Moreira AD, Gomes CS, Machado IE, Malta DC, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Cardiovascular health and validation of the self-reported score in Brazil: analysis of the National Health Survey. In Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, v. 25, p. 4259-4268 https://www.scielo.br/j/csc/a/sD53xW5sL4fDdks4cjPMh7m/?lang=en
  • Lana TC, Oliveira LVA, Martins EF, Santos NCP, Matozinhos FP, Felisbino-Mendes MS. 2020. Prevalence, associated factors and reproductive outcomes related to excessive gestational weight gain. In UERJ Nursing Journal, v. 28, p. e53127 https://www.e-publicacoes.uerj.br/index.php/enfermagemuerj/article/view/53127

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