Cicero earned his Medical degree from the State University of Londrina, in Brazil, and completed his Radiology residency training in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the Santa Marcelina Hospital. He undertook a 2-year fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, followed by another 2-year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He spent one year as a consultant Pediatric Radiologist at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and joined Yale School of Medicine in 2008, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, and the section chief for Pediatric Radiology. His appointment also includes a full-time position at the Yale New Haven Hospital, where he is an Attending Pediatric Radiologist and provides clinical services to children from New Haven County and beyond. His research interests are broad, and he has won three Walter E. Berdon awards for best papers published in the Journal Pediatric Radiology, with pieces on ultrasound (2008), magnetic resonance imaging (2009) and computed tomography (2010). Cicero loves teaching, and has won an award for excellence in teaching from the Yale Radiology graduating class of 2012.