Curriculum Vitae

  • Ph.D. in Medical Science, specialty Epidemiology, Dep of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2017 – 21
  • Medical specialization in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy, 2012 – 16
  • Degree in Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy, 2005 – 11
  • Assistant Professor, Dep of Global Public Health, Karolinsksa Institutet, Sweden, 2023-present
  • Visiting Researcher, Dep of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2023-present
  • Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Dep of Primary Care and Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK, 2023-present
  • Research Associate, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Dep of Primary Care and Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK, 2021-2023
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Dep of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2021-present
  • Visiting Researcher, Dep Preventive Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2021
  • Visiting Student, TARG group, University of Bristol, UK, 2019
  • PhD. student, EPHIR group, Dep of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2017-21
  • Public Health Medical Doctor, Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, Italian National Health Service, Lombardy Region, Italy, 2016-17
  • Visiting Research Fellow (secondment abroad as a Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Specialiseringstjänstgöring, ST), Dep Global Public Health, EPHIR group, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2016
  • Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Specialiseringstjänstgöring, ST), Hospital Management Unit, Children Hospital, Spedali Civili General Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 2015
  • Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Specialiseringstjänstgöring, ST), Epidemiology Unit and Primary Care Management Unit, Local Health Authority of Brescia Province, Italy, 2014-15
  • Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine (Specialiseringstjänstgöring, ST), Local Health Authority of Valcamonica, Brescia, Italy, 2014
  • Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Unit of Hygiene (Specialiseringstjänstgöring, ST), Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Italy, 2012 – 13
  • Visiting Student, Nanoro Health District, Burkina Faso, 2010

Main Supervisor of 2 Research Assistant (1 ongoing)1 Erasmus plus student, 3 Master Students (1 ongoing), co-supervisor of 4 Residents in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 9 Master Students (1 ongoing).

  • Editorial Advisory Board for Cell Reports Sustainability (2023-present)
  • Reviewer for international scientific journals (of around 10 journal papers per year), including Addiction, BMJ Open, BMC Infectious Diseases, Chemosphere, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Environmental Research, Environmental Health, European Journal of Epidemiology, International Journal of Cancer,  International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Nature Communications, Neuropsychopharmacology,  Plos Medicine, Plos One, The Science of the Total Environment, Tobacco Induced Diseases.
  • Opponent for Diana Maria Manu’s Ph.D. thesis at the Department of Surgical Sciences, Functional Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Sweden (May 2022)
  • Examiner for theses at the Master program in Public Health Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden (May 2021 and May 2022) and, for Jesus Prego’ s Ph.D. thesis at the Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (Sep 2021)
  • Nov 2022 – Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands “A new career path in climate science: past experience and future perspectives”
  • Nov 2022 – Workshop: Animals, temperature and man in a changing world, Lund Sweden, “Adapting to temperature extremes in a changing climate: how to study past trends and future scenarios”
  • Sep 2022 – University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain “COVID-19 infection and pregnancy domain: methodological challenges”
  • May 2022 – University of Bristol, the UK “DNA methylation of the glucocorticoid receptor gene and substance use in adolescence”
  • Feb 2022 – Karolinska Institutet, Sweden “Early Career scientists and leadership in Academia”
  • Oct 2021 – CNDS forum, Sweden, “Comparison between Italy and Sweden on risk perception”
  • Oct 2021 – University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain “Directed Acyclic Graphs”
  • Oct 2021 – University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain “Do the benefits of school closure outweigh its costs?”
  • June 2020 – CNDS Research Seminar, Sweden “School closure and coronavirus pandemic”
  • Feb 2020 – University of Bristol, UK “Multivariable two-sample Mendelian Randomization of the intermediate role of loneliness on smoking-depression association”
  • Feb 2020 – University of Cambridge, the UK “Directed Acyclic Graphs”
  • Oct 2019 – University of Bristol, the UK “Salivary cortisol levels and tobacco use in adolescence”
  • Jun 2019 – University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy “Causal inference in life course epidemiology”
  • Jun 2019 – University of Brescia, Italy “The GRADE approach”
  • Oct 2022 – Globe Life, “Climate change and health, what is the role of science?”
  • Sep 2022 – IPDLN, “Pregnancies and data linkage: cohort identification and data analysis”
  • Oct 2020 – Doctoral program in epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, “Scientific conduct and communication during the Covid-19 pandemic”
  • Jun 2020 – Dep of Global Public Health Climate group, Karolinska Institutet, “Climate change and sustainability during the corona pandemic”
  • Jan 2020 – Rosselli Brothers Association, “Sustainable development”
  • Dec 2019 – Doctoral program in Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, “How to prepare for a Post Doc”
  • May 2019 – Doctoral program in Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, “Get your funding!, The academic career path, Careers outside academia”
  • FORMAS national research programme on climate, DATE project, (Lead PI), 2024-27
  • British Heart Foundation and HDR UK, an opportunity for Cardiovascular and Diabetes Data Science Projects (co-PI), 2023-2024
  • Medical Research Council Health collaboration with Helmholtz, Germany (co-PI), 2023-2024
  • VR national research programme on virus and pandemic (Lead PI), 2024-26
  • VR, excellent center of impacts of climate extremes (co-PI), 2024-2028
  • FORMAS national research programme on climate, ADATES project, (Lead PI), 2023-26
  • FORTE post-doctoral grant (Sole PI), 2023-24
  • CNDS interdisciplinary grant (Sole PI), 2022-23
  • KI travel grants, (Sole PI), 2019-20
  • Erik and Edith Fernström Foundation (Sole PI), 2020
  • Robert Lundberg Memorial Foundation (Sole PI), 2019
  • Italian National Council (Sole PI), 2017-2020
  • Junior Investigator Award for projects at Karolinska Institutet aimed at achieving the UN sustainable development goals, 2022
  • National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) for Associate Professor in Italian Universities from 17/10/2018 to 17/10/2028