Samantha is a medical doctor, graduated at the University of Rome Sapienza. She is a global and public health passionate, environmental health focused, currently working as a consultant at the World Health Organization where she is coordinating the development of capacity building material on air pollution and health, targeting the health sector. She also served WHO as co-organizer of the First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health.
In her capacity as Climate and Health coordinator for Italian Climate Network, an Italian NGO that is accredited to participate in the Climate Conference of Parties (COP), Samantha is engaged in promoting educational activities among health workers to raise awareness on the negative health impacts of global heating. She is also part of the « Italian Network of Sentinel Doctors for the Environment », International Society of Doctors for the Environment (ISDE).
She also worked as a contributing author for several magazines, newspapers and books writing about global and environmental health issues.