Ana Luiza Favarao
Ana Luiza is a Visiting Research Student at the PRC under a Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. She is a Doctoral Student from the State University of Londrina in southern Brazil and has earned her Master (2019) and Bachelor (2016) degrees in Architecture and Urban planning from the same institution as CAPES scholarship holder, a financing institution from the Brazilian federal Ministry of Education. She specializes in Constructed Space Composition and in Statistics with an Emphasis on Quantitative Research, with experience in geoprocessing and technology applications to place-based research. Her research focuses on environmental factors that compose walkability in multiple scales and health disparities. At Washington University in St Louis in the People, Health & Place Unit she will contribute by adding value to multidisciplinary research between urban planning and public health in the development of contextually adapted evidence to subsidize urban planning in low and middle-income countries. In her free time, Ana enjoys going for long walks in nature, freestyle embroidery, cross-stitching and baking.