President Italian Association of Private Hospitals

Doctor Barbara Cittadini, was born in Palermo.

She received her graduation in Political Sciences with a political-social orientation at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan.

In 2003, she obtained the “Executive Master in Management delle Aziende Sanitarie” at the Bocconi University of Milan.

In 2006, She has been elected as the Regional (Sicilian)President of Italian Association of Private Hospitals (Associazione Italiana Ospedalità Privata- AIOP) and in June 2012, she has been elected as the National Vice President in the board of Directors of the same Association.

Since 26th of May 2018, she is covering the position of National President of AIOP.

Doctor Barbara Cittadini is a member of Health and Life Science group of “Confindustria” and vice-president of Confindustria Palermo with responsibility for health issues.

In May 2018, she was elected by the President of Italian Republic “Cavaliere al Merito del Lavoro”.

Since 1994,She is the President and the legal representative of the “Candela private Hospital”.