Anderson da Silva Rego is a nurse with a strong academic background, including a bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree in Nursing. He is currently conducting postdoctoral research at the Nursing School of Coimbra in Portugal, where he is working on a project developing smart clothing to prevent pressure ulcers. He has published over 46 scientific articles, with 410 citations, and has served on evaluation committees for academic work. His research interests include public policies, adult health, noncommunicable diseases, and home care. He has experience as a lecturer and volunteered as a nursing assistant in hospital units.