Professor, Head of the Department
Biomedical Sciences for Health University of Milan
Medical degree at the University of Naples Medical School in 1980.
Degree of specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine (DrPH), University of Milan in 1984.
Master of Science in Community Medicine – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1987.
PhD in Preventive Medicine and Community Medicine University of Pavia.
Associate professor of Public Health – University of Milano, School of Medicine in 1992
Full professor of Public Health in 2003.
Teaching areas: Epidemiology, Public Health at the University of Milan School of Medicine to graduate and
post-graduate students and health professionals and at the University of Milano Bicocca School of Sociology
Director of the Specialty School in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine from 2001 to 2007 and from 2013 to 2014.
Director of PhD programme in Nursing and Midwifery Sciences from 2007 to 2010.
Director of MSc in Nursing and Midwifery Sciences from 2003 to 2014.
Member of the Board of Coordinators of the Doctoral School in Physiopathological Neuropsychobiological
Sciences and Life-Cycle Care.
Co-director of the MSc Course in Hospital and Long term care structures planning organized jointly by the
Politecnico of Milano, the Catholic University of Sacred Heart and the University of Milano.
Head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health University of Milan from 2014 to date.
Research areas: epidemiology and prevention of infectious and chronic diseases, health service research,
knowledge transfer of evidence in practice.
Author or co-author of more than 250 contributions in epidemiology, preventive medicine and health services’ research.
Coordinator of the Italian Study Group on Hospital Hygiene (GISIO) of the Italian Society of Hygiene
Preventive Medicine and Public Health from 2007 to 2013.