She is presently working in Taunton and Fall River Massachusetts in a general surgery practice with specialty practice of breast surgery. She has been in practice for 26 years. She currently serves as the Chief of Surgery at Morton Hospital. She is board certified with the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
She has participated in medical missions to Cabo Verde and is interested in helping to enhance their health care delivery. She has been on the New Bedford Board of Health for many years and continues to contribute to public health of the community.
She graduated from Dartmouth/Brown University Program in Medicine and completed her surgical residency at Rhode Island Hospital.
Her maternal grandparents immigrated to the US from the island of Boa Vista and her paternal grandparents immigrated from Sao Nicolau.