COVID-19: Spread the Science, not the Virus Seminar Series
 

Title

Lessons from Italy

Document Type

Presentation

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Publication Date

5-27-2020

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Vittorio Maio is Research Professor, Director of the Health Economics & Outcomes Research Fellowship Programs, and Director of the Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research Programs in the Jefferson College of Population Health. He is also Managing Director, Asano-Gonnella Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Maio’s research interests are in the areas of outcomes analysis and medication usage and policy. He is Associate Editor of the American Journal of Medical Quality and serves as a reviewer for several professional journals, including JAMA-Internal Medicine, The Lancet, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, and Drugs & Aging. Dr. Maio received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Perugia (Italy), took the Italian Pharmacist Board Certification, and received both his Master of Science in Pharmacology and his Master of Science in Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University.

He lectures on Health Policy issues in the Masters programs of the Jefferson School of Population Health and in the Master’s Program in Management of Health Care Organizations at the University of Pisa, Italy, Faculty of Economics. He teaches Pharmacoepidemiology in the Master of Science Program in Pharmacology for trainees in the NIH K30 Training Program and lectures on Applied Epidemiology in Healthcare at University of Parma, Italy, Faculty of Medicine, School of Specialization in Hygiene.

Presentation: 1:00:08

Abstract

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how public health and healthcare services are provided by the Italian National Healthcare System
  • Define the epidemiology and pattern of the spread of COVID-19 in the Italian population
  • Identify strategies that have been adopted in Italy to contain and mitigate the pandemic

Language

English

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