Sofia Azeredo has a Ph.D. and an M.Sc. in Statistics by The University of Sheffield, U.K. and a degree in Probability and Statistics by the University of Lisbon. She has done research at the Universities of Sheffield and Munich, at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and at the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering, Lisbon. She is currently a guest Professor of Statistics at both the Nova Medical School and at the Department of Statistics of the University of Lisbon. Her main interest is on applied statistics in health-related fields.