Graduated at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) in 1992, where also completed Medical Residence in Gastroenterology. Intensive care physician in the ICU at Rio de Janeiro University (Uni-Rio) since 1995. In 2003 started to work in the pharmaceutical Industry at GSK Pharma in Brazil then moved to GSK Biologicals (vaccines). In 2008 was invited to work at Genzyme Latin America as responsible for developing the company Pharmacovigilance System in Latin America. In 2012 received a PV Diploma and in 2014 completed PV MSc both at DSRU in partnership with the University of Portsmouth in the UK. Certified in Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Safety by DIA. Member of DIA, ISPE and ISoP, in which participates in the Special Interest Group on Medicinal Product Risk Communication (ISoP CommSIG).