Graduated in Nursing from UFSCar (1999), Master in Nursing from UNICAMP (2004) and PhD in Sciences from the School of Nursing at USP (2011). She is Adjunct Professor IV of the Department of Gerontology at UFSCar. She is Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Gerontology (PPGGero) at UFSCar. She is a Permanent Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Nursing at UFSCar (master's and doctorate) and PPGGero at UFSCar (master's). She is the leader of the Gerontology and Quality of Life Research Group. He is a founding member of the Red Panamericana de Programs and / or Carreras Universitarias de Gerontología. She is the Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Extension Research and Extension Program at Maturity (PIPEM). She is an effective member of the Gerontology Course Council. She is a member of the Mobility and Research Commission, which advises the Gerontology Course Coordination.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)