Born in Lugo (RA), Italy.15/04/1973, graduated full marks in medicine in 1998 (Bologna University), Italy.
1998 – 2003- Appointed permanent resident of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Orthopedic Clinic of Bologna University at Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute.
2003-February to July: Residency rotation at the Department for Foot&Ankle Surgery of Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA to expand on Foot & Ankle Surgery and research.
Completed her PhD in Biotechnologies (Cartilage repair) in November 2006, at the University of Bologna.
Was awarded with the European Foot & Ankle Society Travelling Fellowship, with the AOFAS Travelling Fellowship AOFAS, and with the ICRS Travelling Fellowship.
In November 2004 was appointed as a tutor at the Podiatrist University of Bologna.
In June 2005 appointed as orthopedic consultant at the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute II Clinic.
From 2006 was appointed as university lecturer at the Podiatrist University of Bologna.
Main field of research and clinical practice are Cartilage repair and Foot &Ankle surgery. Participated in National and International study groups.
Participated in National and International meetings organization as part of the scientific committee.
Participated with presentations in national and international meetings, among them presented podium, posters and scientific exhibits at the “American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons”.
Authored or co-authored scientific book chapters, papers published in Science Citation Index journals and papers published in other national or international scientific journals.
Is member of AOFAS (American Foot&Ankle Society), ICRS (International Cartilage Repair Society),ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy) member,EFAS (European Foot & Ankle Society),SIOT (Società Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia),SICP (Società Italiana della Caviglia e del Piede), SIGASCOT (Società Italiana di Chirurgia del Ginocchio, Artroscopia, Sport, Cartilagine e Tecnologie Ortopediche).