Graduated in Nursing from the Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing EERP-USP (1995). Master (1999) and Doctor (2003) by the Graduate Program in Fundamental Nursing at EERP -USP, Post-Doctorate at the Ribeirão Preto Medical School of USP (2011). Associate professor in the Department of General and Specialized Nursing at EERP-USP. Consultant for the Latin American Journal of Nursing, Revista Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde, Paidéia among others.Scientific advisor to the São Paulo State Research Support Foundation (FAPESP). Professor in the undergraduate disciplines of Nursing Fundamentals, Semiology and Semiotechnics, Innovation and entrepreneurship in Nursing and Nursing Care for people with diabetes mellitus.Professor of the postgraduate discipline Conceptual and methodological aspects of studies on adherence to treatment in chronic conditions. She is the leader of the Nursing and Diabetes Mellitus Research Group, investigating the research line Caring for adults and the elderly . Tutor of the academic nursing league in multidisciplinary care in diabetes mellitus.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)