João Matias

Scientific analyst on drug use, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA),

Lisbon, Portugal

About

Epidemiologist, graduated from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). In 2004 he joined the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction at the Public Health Unit as a scientific analyst, responsible for the epidemiological indicator "Prevalence and patterns of drug use", addressing topics such as drug use in nightlife settings, wastewater analysis, drug checking. He also worked at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna as a drug market analyst.