Pediatrician and epidemiologist with special focus on vaccines and epidemiology of transmissible diseases. Managed several research projects funded by national and international bodies. Previous member of the Council for Information Technology of the American Academy of Pediatrics, of the American Medical Informatics Association, and of the Healthcare and Management System Society. Particular interest in developing health information technology projects. Associate Editor of Frontiers in Public Health. Currently focused on promotion of innovation in pediatrics internationally.
Chief Innovation Officer at Ospedale Bambino Gesù. Director of multifactorial diseases and complex phenotypes research area at Ospedale Bambino Gesù. Director of telemedicine at Ospedale Bambino Gesù. Qualified as full professor in Hygiene, Preventive Medicine, Statistics, and Nursing Science. Appointed Institute for Scientific Interchange fellow.