Merelita graduated from the Fiji School of Medicine/University of the South Pacific (FIFI).
After successfully completing her internship, she spent 3 years working in the pathology department at CWM Hospital in Suva (FIJI).
She underwent formal pathology training in New Zealand at the Middlemore hospital in Auckland and later at the MedLab Central laboratory, situated at the Palmerston North Hospital.
Post fellow experience
Southern Sun Pathology (Sydney — 4 years, 8 months)
NSW Health (Gosford Public Hospital — 12 months)
Helix Pathology QLD (1 year)
MyLab Pty Ltd (2 years)
Soft tissue pathology