Diploma in pharmacology, University Caracas, 1970. Diploma in tropical medicine, University Caracas, 1971. Diploma in pediatrics, University Caracas, 1972.
Doctor of Medicine, University Caracas, 1972. Degree in business administration, University of North Alabama, Caracas, 1988.
Intern Miguel Perez Carreno Hospital, Caracas, 1972-1973. Pharmacology advisor INH, 1973-1977. Pediatrics and family physician IVSS, 1983-1995.
Medical director Leti Laboratories, since 1990.
Married Miguel Antonio Casanova (deceased August 1986). Children: Maria Jose, Maria Alejandra, Miguel J.