Luigi Naldi was born in Chioggia near Venice in 1954. He got a degree in Industrial Design before moving to medical school. He was trained at the University of Pavia where he got his medical degree in 1981. He continued working at the University of Pavia as a Research fellow in Occupational Medicine. Then he moved as a visiting scientist to the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology at the Mario Negri Institute in Milan. He has been a lecturer in Dermatoepidemiology at the University of Milan and then at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He has been a visiting professor at the Clinique et Policlinique de Dermatologie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Genève, and a consultant for the Istituto San Gallicano and the IDI Institute in Rome He has been head of the Unit of Clinical Pharmacology and Epidemiology at Ospedali Riuniti in Bergamo. He is currently a clinical dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology at Ospedali Riuniti in Bergamo and the Director of the GISED Study Centre in Bergamo, a research centre in clinical epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology. He has been the chairman of the European Dermatoepidemiology Network (EDEN). He is an editor of the Cochrane Skin Group, an expert of the Italian Drug Agency, and a member of the Implementation Advisory Board European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance, EMEA. He is a honorary member, Société Française de Dermatologie.
Biography Updated on 4 February 2009