Tag Archives: Rodolfo Saracci

In search of people value

For more than thirty years he has worked in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific regions, dedicating himself to promoting health and empowerment of people. The most rewarding part of his job is when people say that his work or writing has inspired them: “That one word inspire means more to me than anything else, it does not happen often, but when it does it makes me feel very happy”. | Continua...

An Italian epidemiologist of international renown

"Each of us is the encounters we make in life. Adriano Buzzati-Traverso and Luca Cavalli-Sforza in Pavia imprinted me with the interest in quantitative methods in medicine which I developed into research in Pisa working with Luigi Donato, as of today a friendly presence. Gabriele Monasterio was the inspiring example of my clinical years. My critical  conversion to epidemiology was guided by Richard Doll, who became a lifelong professional and personal relation, and my three years with Giulio Alfredo Maccacaro in Milan and seventeen years with Lorenzo Tomatis in Lyon have profoundly shaped what I am". Thus begins the long portrait of Rodolfo Saracci, an internationally renowned epidemiologist who loves classical music and the bow tie. | Continua...