University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Prof. Giovanni Corrao became research assistant at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turin, in 1984, where he was until 1988. In 1988 he was promoted to Associated Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of L′Aquila, where he stayed until 1993. In 1993 he was transferred to the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Milan, and in 1998 to the Faculty of Statistical Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca. Since the year 2000 he is Full Professor in Medical Statistics, University of Milano-Bicocca, where he is currently Dean of the Faculty of Statistical Sciences. During the years 2007 - 2009 he was President of the Italian Society of Medical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology (SISMEC).
> He is member of the editorial board of, or reviewer for, several international journals in the fields of Epidemiology (i.e. Annals of Epidemiology, International Journal of Epidemiology, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health), Pharmacology (i.e. Current Drug Safety, Drug Safety, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety) and Medicine (i.e. British Medical Journal, Journal of Hypertension, Journal of Medicine and the Person, PanMinerva Medica). He is also Deputy Editor of the BioMedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, which is the official journal of SISMEC.
> He currently carries out his scientific activity at the Department of Statistics and at the Centre of Public Health, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
His main research interest is on methodological issues of clinical research and in the design, analysis and interpretation of statistical models for both observational studies and clinical trials. More recently, he has focused on statistical methods and epidemiological designs in pharmacoepidemiology and outcome research, and on the use of electronic archives in this area. He is currently the coordinator for the University of Milano-Bicocca of four collaborative research projects in the field of pharmacoepidemiology (three of them are international programs supported from the European Community). At September 2011 he appears as author of 164 papers indexed in MEDLINE/PUBMED.