Party affiliation: Communist Party of Brasil
State Deputy, 1987-1991. Federal Deputy for Rio de Janeiro, 1991-1995. Founder, Women’s Union of Rio de Janeiro.
Professional career: doctor in residence, UERJ Clinic, 1980-1981 and Bonsucesso-Inamps General Hospital, 1981-1982. Cardio-pediatrician, Rio de Janeiro. President, National Association, of Medical Residents, 1983-1984.
Director, Doctors’ Union, Rio de Janeiro, 1984-1986. Director, Association, of Hospital Functionaries of the Bonsucesso-Inamps General Hospital, 1985-1986. Fiscal Councillor, Doctors’ Union, Rio de Janeiro, 1987-1989.