I am very passionate about promoting health and decreasing disparities in the community through translation of scientific knowledge in community interventions.
Graduated in Medicine in 1996 (in Brazil), worked as a primary care physician and emergency medicine for three years.
Certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in 2001.
Fluent in Portuguese and English. Intermediate level in Spanish.
Worked as a Research Assistant with the HSRI from 2013 to 2014. Enrolled in the Public Health PhD program at UC Merced since 2014.