She was born in 1948.
In 1972 she graduated in Medicine and Surgery in Rome with 110/110 cum laude and in 1976 the Specialization in Medical Radiology. In 1979 she obtained the Specialization in Clinical Oncology at the University of Turin with a score of 70/70 cum laude.
In 1982 she obtained the Diploma of Internal Ultrasound and in 1985 the European Diploma of Ultrasound.

Professional path
• From 1989 to 2013 he was Director of Radiology at the S. Giovanni Battista Hospital of Turin.
• Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at the Schools of Specialization in Radiology, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Dermatology and Nephrology of the University of Turin.

Ordinary Member of the Academy of Medicine of Turin and member of the Presidential Council.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM) in the four-year period 1998-2002 and Vice President of the same Society in the two-year period 2000-2002.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Ultrasound and Soft Tissue Study Sections of SIRM.

Member of the European Society of Uroradiology and of the Gastroenterological Radiology Society of North America.

She is the author of over 100 scientific papers and Editor of the following texts:
• “Diagnostic Imaging in Geriatrics”, Ed. Minerva Medica, 1st edition 1995 - 2nd edition 2007;
• “Ultrasound in Dermatology”, Ed. Poletto 1998;
• "Geriatric Radiology", Ed. Springer 2006.

She is the author of chapters in the following texts:
• “Italian Treaty of Ultrasound”, Ed. Poletto 1993-1996;
• “Melanoma: diagnosis and specialist treatment”, Ed. Masson 2000;
• “Abdominal and General Ultrasound”, Ed. Churchill-Livingstone 2001;
• “Abdominal Ultrasound in Hepato-Gastroenterology” - Text Atlante, Ed. Poletto 2001;
• “UltrasoundImaging in Clinical Medicine” (Chinese language treatise of the Chinese Ultrasound Society), 2003;
• “Means of Contrast in Ultrasound”, Ed. Poletto 2004;
• “Vascular Eco-Doppler”, Ed. Minerva Medica 2005.