Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP (Botucatu) in 1990. Specialist in Sanitary Surveillance of Food and Industrial Processes of Food Products and Ionizing Radiation Physics, applied to Sanitary Surveillance by the Public Health USP College. She obtained a Master's and PhD degree from the Nuclear and Energy Research Institute IPEN / CNEN (USP). The research area is nuclear technology applications in microbiology, with the use of gamma radiation in the decontamination of fungi and degradation of mycotoxins in food, aromatic plants and medicinal plants. She also worked as a sanitarist and director of municipal surveillance department and as a mycologist at the Adolfo Lutz Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. She is currently a Professor at Universidade Nove de Julho (UNINOVE), teaching courses such as basic microbiology, clinical microbiology and medical mycology for undergraduate pharmacy courses. She is a Professor of the Professional Master's Program in Administration - Management in Health Systems of UNINOVE . Her research area is focused on public health and sanitary surveillance in specific sectors such as: sanitary food surveillance; environmental microbiology, clinical microbiology; laboratory biosafety; waste management of health services; nuclear technology in health and industrial production; processes and services of interest to health.