Degree in Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto (1991).
PhD in Physical Activity and Health, Faculty of Sports of the University of Porto (2015).
Nutritionist at the Regional Health Administration of the Algarve, IP (since 1991), integrated in the Career of Superior Health Technicians – Nutrition (since 1996).
Responsible for the Nutrition area at the Algarve region, integrating the technical team of the Public Health and Planning Department of the Regional Health Administration of the Algarve, IP (since 2005).
Coordinator of several regional programs and projects in the areas of Food Education, Combating Obesity and Mediterranean Diet Promotion, by the Regional Health Administration of the Algarve, IP.
Regional coordinator of the National Program for Healthy Eating Promotion in the Algarve (since 2013).
Professor in the Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Algarve, in accumulation (since 1999), currently as an Adjunct Invited Professor.