Dr. Vernie completed her B.D.S. and M.D.S. in Prosthodontics from Government Dental College and Hospital, Goa India. She worked as a lecturer in a reputed dental college in Mumbai, India and was also a visiting consultant in various clinics in Mumbai. She has also worked as a specialist Prosthodontist in reputed hospitals in Dubai. She has several publications in various indexed journals and has also presented a number of papers, both in India and the UAE.