At present she covers the position of Prof of Pediatrics at the University of Udine. She was trained at the University of Padova in Pediatrics and Anaesthesia and Critical Care. She was a clinical fellow in Pediatric intensive Care at Children Hospital of Philadelphia. She spent most of her professional life taking care to critically ill children admitted to pediatric Intensive care at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova and at Great Ormond Street Hospital , London, UK. More recently she covered the position of head of Anaesthesia and Pediatric Cardiac intensive care at Bambino Gesù Children Hospital from 2011 to 2015.