Born 7 July 1960 in Goгky oblast.
In 1985, graduated Ivanovo State Medical Institute with honours, majoring in Paediatrics. Worked her way up from a rural hospital nurse to Chief Physician of Teykovo Central Regional Hospital (Ivanovo Oblast).
In 1999, elected Deputy of the 3rd State Duma of Ivanovo single member electoral district No.78 (Ivanovo oblast), also elected Deputy of the 4th, 5th, and 6th State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Acted as Deputy Head of the State Duma Committee for Healthcare and Sports, Head of the State Duma Committee for Healthcare, First Deputy Head of the United Russia fraction at the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
While in the State Duma, was a member of interagency working group on the Healthcare priority national project at the Russian Federation Presidential Council for the Implementation of the Priority National Projects, State Duma Committee for the Juvenile Affairs and Protection of their Rights and Governmental Committee for Combating Drug Abuse and Illegal Drug Trafficking, as well as acted as Deputy Head of State Duma Committee for Technical Regulation.
Doctor of Medicine, Honoured Doctor of the Russian Federation, Professor, co-author of over 59 research publications, 7 textbooks, 6 patents. The winner of the Russian Federation Governmental Award in the field of science and technology. In 2001, graduated Moscow State Social University specializing in Law. Holds top qualification category in Public Health. Chair of the Department on outpatient and social paediatrics at Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU), the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.
Decorated with the Order of Honour, Medal of the 2nd degree Order of Service to the Fatherland, Medal of Merit for the National Healthcare; received Citation from Valentina Matvienko, the Chair of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Appointed Deputy Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation by Government Order No.1010-р of 18 June 2012.