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Giuseppe Ippolito

Infectious Diseases - MEDS-10/B (formerly MED/17)


Giuseppe Ippolito is Full professor of Infectious Diseases (SSD MED/17) at the Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences in Rome.

He was  the director general for research and health innovation at the Italian Ministry of Health and for more than 20 years Scientific Director of the National Institute for Infectious Diseases   “Lazzaro Spallanzani” in Rome, and for 12 years Director of the WHO-CC for highly infectious diseases (IDs).

He graduated in Medicine, and he obtained his specialty degree in IDs and  in Dermatology;  and Masters Degree in Organization and Management of Health Institutions.

He served as member of several National and international bodies on IDs, coordinated several EU-funded projects and activities  funded by the Italian Cooperation in Africa.

The President of the Italian Republic awarded  him as “Cavaliere di Gran Croce al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” In 2021, and received the special Linceo Prize and the Irti Foundation prize.

He has published as main author more than 685 original papers indexed in the PubMed (H-Index Scopus= 80), 28 books and 31 book chapters.