Morena qualified from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany in 2006 and went on to perform a doctor thesis at the University of Berne, Switzerland in 2006 - 2007, followed by a small animal medicine internship at the University of Berne 2007 - 2008 and a Zoological Medicine Residency (European College of Zoological Medicine (Avian)) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland 2009 – 2012. She became a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine in 2013. Following her residency, she started as an Avian and Exotic Veterinarian in the Tierklinik TS AG, Thun, Switzerland, where she is currently working as the service chief of the Exotic Animal Departement. Since May 2013, she is Board Member of the EAAV (European Commetee - Association of Avian Veterinarians).
Morena has published several articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures at national and international conferences on Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine.