Expert in epidemiology and risk analysis
Professor of Biostatistics of the University of Padua
Associated Professor of Biostatistics. Unit of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences (University of Padova).
Biostatistician working in the field of epidemiological and clinical research. In epidemiological research he is involved particularly in the fields of obesity and nutrition-related issues and on injury prevention in children, as leader of the European project “Susy Safe”, the largest existing registry of choking injuries in children (http://www.susysafe.org/). In clinical research, he’s working since several years in the cardiovascular field and in the hospital infection control.
The main current statistical interests are (i) correlated data modeling, (ii) competing risk, (iii) clinical data-mining, (iv) statistical models for health economic analysis and (v) risk assessment models.