Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

Simone Accordini
Associate Professor
Lucia Cazzoletti
Assistant Professor
Francesca Locatelli
Assistant Professor
Silvia Majori
Full Professor
Alessandro Marcon
Temporary Assistant Professor
Albino Poli
Full Professor
Stefano Porru
Full Professor
Andrea Princivalle
Assistant Professor
Stefano Tardivo
Associate Professor
Giuseppe Verlato
Full Professor
Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
Associate Professor
Skills
Topic People Description
Application of statistical-epidemiological methods in environmental studies Alessandro Marcon
Development of models for the assignment of estimates of exposure to environmental pollutants (Exposure assessment); Use of GIS data in exposure models; Assessment of bias related to environmental risk perception.
Socio-economic burden of asthma and COPD Simone Accordini
Design and analysis of international cost-of-illness studies, evaluation of the determinants of the socio-economic cost (zero-inflated outcomes)
Environmental epidemiology Alessandro Marcon
Design of epidemiological studies on the short/long-term effects of pollution; Evaluation of the effects of industrial pollution; Evaluation of the effects of exposure to air pollution and aeroallergens; Use of biomarkers.
Environmental Epidemiology Francesca Locatelli
Design of epidemiological studies on the short/long-term effects of pollution; Evaluation of the effects of industrial pollution; Evaluation of the effects of exposure to air pollution and aeroallergens
Epidemiology of cancer and chronic-degenerative diseases Giuseppe Verlato
Statistical models, Epidemiologic methods, Epidemiology of tumors (gastric and oesophageal cancer) and chronic-degenerative diseases (asthma, COPD, type 2 diabetes).
Epidemiology of asthma and COPD Simone Accordini
Francesca Locatelli
Design of multi-centre population-based observational studies, analyses of the socio-economic burden, analyses of the temporal trend in the prevalence and incidence, development of continuous scores for measuring asthma severity, multi-generation analyses of the effects of risk factors in different susceptibility periods
Epidemiology of asthma and COPD in the general population Lucia Cazzoletti
Alessandro Marcon
Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
Design of multicentric observational studies; Evaluation of risk factors, clinical course and prognosis; Evaluation of the effectiveness of anti-asthmatic therapy; Analysis of temporal trends in prevalence/incidence; Age-Period-Cohort modeling.
Genetic epidemiology Simone Accordini
Analyses of the association among SNPs in candidate gene regions and (non-normally distributed) continuous outcomes, multiple-testing, mediation analyses, LASSO regression
Nutritional Epidemiology Lucia Cazzoletti
Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
Assessment of the nutritional determinants of health in the population, methods for the assessment of the food and nutrient intake in the diet
Epidemiology for the evaluation of health services Francesca Locatelli
Alessandro Marcon
Analysis of indicators derived from electronic health records; Evaluation of the performance of General Practitioners; Integrated management of chronic diseases (diabetes).
Hygiene and Preventive Medicine Silvia Majori
Epidemiology and Prevention of chronic-degenerative and infective diseases and social distress related diseases
Hygiene & Preventive Medicine Albino Poli
Stefano Tardivo
Epidemiology & Prevention of: - chronic-degenerative diseases’ epidemiology (lung cancer and colorectal cancer screenings) - Hygiene & Infection Control - social distress related diseases - infectious diseases Environmental & Occupational Hygiene - evaluation of microbial contamination of food and contained spaces, with particular attention to critical environments (operating theaters and hospital departments for immunosuppressed patients) - Health Impact Assessment (VIS) of industrial facilities
Occupational Health and Safety Stefano Porru
Andrea Princivalle
Health and safety in the workplaces. Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for work-related disorders and injuries. Occupational risk assessment. Health surveillance for workers. Fitness for work. Environmental and biological monitoring in workplaces. Education and health and safety promotion in workplaces. Effectiveness evaluation of preventive interventions in workplaces. Quality and occupational health. Ergonomics. Industrial toxicology. Occupational epidemiology. Relationship with occupational health and compensation authorities.
Statistical methods in multi-centre and multi-generation epidemiological studies Simone Accordini
Francesca Locatelli
Multi-level regression models, multi-level mediation models for the analysis of multi-generation data, Age-Period-Cohort models
Methods in Epidemiology Francesca Locatelli
Giuseppe Verlato
Selection bias, stage migration, capture-recapture method, sensitivity and specificity of epidemiological tools, indexes of surgical quality
Medical Statistics & Epidemiology Francesca Locatelli
Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
Statistical modelling, General Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology

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