Dr. Marsella is a graduate of the University of Milano (Italy, 1991). After graduation, Dr. Marsella worked in private practice for a couple of years and then decided to pursue specialty training in dermatology. Dr. Marsella became a board certified dermatologist in 1996 and has been a faculty member at the University of Florida since 1997 where she is currently a full Professor. Dr. Marsella is a horse lover and owner and has a special interest in equine dermatology. She has extensively published in the area of equine allergies, their diagnosis and treatment. She has also first described skin barrier defects in equine atopic dermatitis and is searching for new therapeutic and prophylactic options.