PhD student at the Graduate Program in Nursing and Life Sciences from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and Master in Nursing from the same institution. MBA in Business Management by the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC). Graduate in Health Technology Assessment by the Institute of Clinical y Sanitarian Effectiveness (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Dermatological Nursing from Gama Filho University. Member of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) and Brazilian Association of Stomatherapy (SOBEST). Member of the Research Abstract Review Committee for the ISPOR and Value in Health Regional Issues since 2010. Experience in Nursing, with emphasis in Management, Hospital Costs, Health Technology Assessment, Semiotics, Semiotics, Clinical Trials, Wound Care and Stomatherapy.