Since 2018, Dr. Stefania Boccia has served as Professor of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome. A member of the Ethics Committee of the Policlinico Foundation “A. Gemelli” IRCC, she has also since 2018 served as President of the Public Health Epidemiology Department of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). In 2016, Dr. Boccia was Adjunct Professor at New York City’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Oncology Department, the same year when she founded the academic spin-off of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore’s “Value in Health Technology Assesment for Leadership and Innovation (VIHTALI).” Dr. Boccia is the author of over 200 scientific papers related to the topics of epidemiology and tumor prevention, epidemiological methodology, health services, genomics in public health, hospital hygiene, and environmental hygiene.
Additionally, Dr. Boccia is the Scientific Coordinator for a European Commission Horizon 2020 project titled “European Staff Exchange for INtegrating Precision Health into the HealthCare Systems” (ExACT),” which was awarded the RISE (Marie Slodowska-Curie Actions) grant (2019- 2022).
Finally, Dr. Boccia is Editor in Chief of the magazine Current Opinion in Epidemiology and Public Health.