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Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, PhD

Assistant Professor in Surgery
Assistant Research Professor of Global Health
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - TRACK V in Neurosurgery
Office: 310 Trent Dr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paul (Brazil), 2015
  • M.Sc., State University of Londrina (Brazil), 2009
  • M.Sc., -, 2009
  • B.A., State University of Maringa (Brazil), 2006

Publications

Vissoci, Joao Ricardo Nickenig, Leonardo Pestillo de Oliveira, Temitope Gafaar, Michael M. Haglund, Mark Mvungi, Blandina Theophil Mmbaga, and Catherine A. Staton. “Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the MMSE and MoCA questionnaires in Tanzanian Swahili for a traumatic brain injury population..” Bmc Neurol 19, no. 1 (April 8, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-019-1283-9.

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Gerardo, Charles J., João R. N. Vissoci, C Scott Evans, David L. Simel, and Eric J. Lavonas. “Does This Patient Have a Severe Snake Envenomation?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review..” Jama Surg 154, no. 4 (April 1, 2019): 346–54. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5069.

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Butler, Elissa K., Tu M. Tran, Anthony T. Fuller, Christine Muhumuza, Sarah Williams, Joao R. N. Vissoci, Samuel Luboga, et al. “Optimizing Care for Ugandans with Untreated Abdominal Surgical Conditions..” Ann Glob Health 85, no. 1 (April 1, 2019). https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.2427.

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Tran, Tu M., Anthony T. Fuller, Elissa K. Butler, Christine Muhumuza, Vincent F. Ssennono, Joao Ricardo Vissoci, Fredrick Makumbi, et al. “Surgical need among the ageing population of Uganda..” Afr Health Sci 19, no. 1 (March 2019): 1778–88. https://doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v19i1.54.

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Costa, Marcia Ramos, Rejane Christine de Sousa Queiroz, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Núbia Cristina Da Silva, João Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Aline Sampieri Tonello, Elaine Thumé, et al. “Characteristics of basic health units and detection of tuberculosis cases..” Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 52 (January 14, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1590/0037-8682-0230-2018.

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Sousa Queiroz, Rejane Christine de, Ana Graziela Araújo Ribeiro, Aline Sampieri Tonello, Ana Carolina Mendes Pinheiro, José Aquino Júnior, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Núbia Cristina da Silva, et al. “Is there a fair distribution of the structure of dental services in the capitals of the Brazilian Federative Units?.” Int J Equity Health 18, no. 1 (January 8, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-018-0899-5.

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Vissoci, João R. N., Cecilia T. Ong, Luciano de Andrade, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Nubia Cristina da Silva, Dan Poenaru, Emily R. Smith, Henry E. Rice, and Henry E. Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. “Disparities in surgical care for children across Brazil: Use of geospatial analysis..” Plos One 14, no. 8 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0220959.

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Vaca, Silvia D., Benjamin J. Kuo, Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Catherine A. Staton, Linda W. Xu, Michael Muhumuza, Hussein Ssenyonjo, et al. “Temporal Delays Along the Neurosurgical Care Continuum for Traumatic Brain Injury Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kampala, Uganda..” Neurosurgery 84, no. 1 (January 1, 2019): 95–103. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy004.

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Hertz, Julian T., Tommy Fu, Joao Ricardo Vissoci, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Elias Carvalho, Brendan Flanagan, Luciano de Andrade, Alex T. Limkakeng, and Catherine A. Staton. “The distribution of cardiac diagnostic testing for acute coronary syndrome in the Brazilian healthcare system: A national geospatial evaluation of health access..” Plos One 14, no. 1 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210502.

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Gerardo, Charles J., Joao R. N. Vissoci, Leonardo P. de Oliveira, Victoria E. Anderson, Eugenia Quackenbush, Brandon Lewis, S Rutherfoord Rose, et al. “The validity, reliability and minimal clinically important difference of the patient specific functional scale in snake envenomation..” Plos One 14, no. 3 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213077.

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