Dr. Manuela Tamburro
Researcher Associate in general and Applied Hygiene
University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Dr. Manuela Tamburro has done Ph.D. in “Health Sciences” at Chair of Hygiene at University of Molise, Italy. Her education went through the graduations in “Food Sciences and Technology” and “Biological Sciences” at University of Molise, Italy, and post-lauream specialization in “Epidemiology and Biostatics” at Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy, and in "Statistical Methods for biomedical research and practice" at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. During Ph.D., she has carried out research activity at University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, Department of Biosciences, NanoBiotechnology Research Group (from October 2007 to March 2008), and at Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency), London, UK, Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Pathogens, Food-borne Reference Unit (from January 2009 to September 2009). Currently, she is a Researcher Associate in General and Applied Hygiene at University of Molise. She is Member of the executive activity of the Abruzzo-Molise Interregional Section of the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health and Member of the restricted Board "Food and Nutrition" Working Group of the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health for the period 2017-2018.
Research activities mainly focus on Public Health related questions: study of population attitudes and knowledge about health-related items, specifically about nutrition; epidemiology of infectious diseases; evaluation and development of analytical methods for microbial characterization; risk in workplaces and evaluation of preventive measures; epidemiology of chronic pathologies, such as obesity and asbestos-related diseases; epidemiology of sexually transmitted infectious diseases; epidemiology of respiratory diseases and relationship between environment and human health; epidemiology of hospital acquired infections.