Academic degree: Graduated in Pharmacy with a specialization in Clinical Analysis (1995) and Specialist in Clinical Cytology (1998) at Federal University of Ouro Preto. The Master (1998) and Doctorate (2002) degrees were in General Pathology at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.
Job: She is a full Professor of Cytology in the Department of Clinical Analysis of the School of Pharmacy at the Federal University of Ouro Preto. She teaches at the Postgraduate Program in Biological Sciences and Biotechnology of the Center for Research in Biological Sciences (NUPEB). She coordinated the Animal Science Center at UFOP and the Specialization Course in Clinical Cytology at the UFOP School of Pharmacy. Currently, she coordinates NUPEB, the Type I, and Type II Cytopathology Laboratories of the Department of Clinical Analysis at the UFOP School of Pharmacy and the NUPEB / UFOP Immunopathology Laboratory.
Expertise: She has experience in the fields of pathology, cytology, and immunology. She works mainly in the following subjects: experimental pathology, cross Trypanosoma, Chagas disease, visceral canine leishmaniasis, Leishmania chagasi, immunopathogenesis, HPV and cervical cancer, quality internal and external monitoring in laboratories of Cytopathology.