Bachelor's in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Pernambuco/UFPE (2006), master's (2008) and Ph.D (2012) at Graduate Program in Cognitive Psychology from UFPE. Realized a post-doctorate in the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Canada) (2014-2016). Actually is research scholar of the Grupo de Estudos sobre Álcool e outras Drogas (GEAD/UFPE) and Associate Professor at Faculty of Human Sciences ESUDA. Other political activities as member of the Municipal Council on Drug Policy, representing the Antiprohibitionist Collective of Pernambuco, and director-secretary of the NGO Adolescer. Recently hired by the Executive Secretary on Drug Policies of the State of Pernambuco as Coordinator in prevention.