Born in Marco de Canaveses, Porto, Portugal. – 2004: Post graduate degree in Biology and Geology at University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal. – 2010: PhD in the area of Agronomical and Forest Sciences with the thesis “Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) Fruit Composition and Quality: Effects of Industrial Processing on Nutrients and Secondary metabolites” at University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal. – 2019: MD, Master degree in Medicine at the Medicine Faculty of Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. – 2020: Medical General Rotation year in Centro Hospitalar do Barreiro Montijo, Portugal. – 2021: Psychiatry first year resident at Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal.