Associate Professor at the Nursing School of Porto – Portugal and has been an Invited Professor (of clinical supervision) in several Portuguese Institutions such as the Catholic University of Portugal; CESPU - Cooperative Higher Education, Polythecnic and University and at the IPVC - Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo.
Member of the Portuguese Nurses Order since 1998 and recently she became a member of the Pedagogical Board of the Nursing School of Porto.
She earned her nursing degree and specialization in Pediatric Nursing from Imaculada Conceição Nursing School in Porto in 1998, her Master’s in Administration and Planning Education from the Portucalense University and her Doctoral degree from the Catholic University of Portugal. Her doctoral research was on clinical supervision in nursing and she designed and developed the ‘Contextualized Clinical Supervision Model in Nursing’. She also has a Post Graduation in Clinical Supervision in Nursing from the St. John’s Nursing School.