Graduated in medicine from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1995), has a Residency in Public Health from IESC-UFRJ and in Infectious Diseases from HUAP/UFF. Specialized in Public Health Emergencies by ENSP-FIOCRUZ (2011) . Master (2005) and PhD (2017) in Tropical Medicine from IOC-FIOCRUZ. Post-doctorate at the Ary Command and Staff School (ECME), with a project in the Defense Area on Biological Threat-Bioterrorism (2019). Currently works as an infectious disease specialist at the Laboratory of Acute Febrile Diseases at INI / FIOCRUZ.