CODE Zika Brazil


Former Decode Zika Team Members

Carla Silva-Muhammad was the previous Decode Zika Program Manager. She also served as the Brazil Center Coordinator & Graduate Program Coordinator for the Teresa Lozano Long Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Silva-Muhammad has also held numerous teaching positions, including Portuguese language and international studies courses. She holds a Master's degree in International Studies, with a concentration in Latin America and a certificate in Human Rights (University of Connecticut, 2014). Her research interests include performance studies, human rights, and social justice.

Júlia A. Calazans, CEDEPLAR - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, worked as a graduate student researcher on Decode Zika; she assisted with data analysis of birth records and other publicly available Brazilian data sets.

Erica Mirabitur, UT Austin, worked as a graduate student researcher on Decode Zika. She assisted with analyses of the pilot survey of women of reproductive age in Recife.