Lilane Maria Alves Silva studied Physiotherapy at the University of Uberaba, Brazil. She concluded her graduation in 2007, the master's degree in 2013 and received the PhD in 2019, in Health Care from the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro (UFTM). She is a specialist in General Hospital Physiotherapy from UFTM (2009) and in Public Health Management from the University of Uberlândia (2013). She is also a Technician in Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging in Health at Clinics Hospital and she joined the Public Health research group at UFTM, Brazil, in 2011. She has been publishing public health study articles ever since.