Master student from the Nursing School of University of São Paulo (USP). Ligia also has a Bachelor on Public Policy Management at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp).
She has experience in administration with emphasis in Public Administration.
Ligia is interested in the following topics: Brazilian psychiatric reform and mental health policies; service organization and work processes in the psychosocial field; social cooperatives and self-management of work; mental health networks and solidarity economy.
Ligia is a member of the Interdisciplinary Group for Mental Health Studies and Solidarity Economy at the Nursing School of University of São Paulo (USP).
As field supervisor in the Latin-MH RCT that will happen in Brazil, Ligia will directly coordinate the field research assistants and will also contribute with her experience in mental health policies and management.