Scholar of ancient and contemporary funeral rituals, archaeologist, thanatologist, professor at the Master in Death Studies & The End of Life (University of Padua), she has carried out research in the field of pre-protohistoric archeology in Italy and abroad. She carries out training activities in Italy and abroad in the field of medical humanities, with experiential projects and laboratories aimed in particular at schools, nurses, and health professionals in residential facilities for the elderly. She has published articles and essays about thanatology including Toccando l’Oltre. Lo sguardo e la cura al limite del corpo [Touching the Beyond. The gaze and the cure at the limit of the body] (edited by Zielo A.), downloadable from the Padova University Press website.