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educator , epidemiologist

La Vecchia Carlo, Italian epidemiologist, educator. Recipient Glaxo prize medical publications, 1993, Commendatore della Repubblica Italiana, Repubblica Italiana, 2006; Research fellowship, 1981-1983. Member European Society for Human Reproduction (executive committee 1991-1995), American Association for Cancer Research, International Epidemiological Association.

Background

Carlo, La Vecchia was born on February 27, 1955 in Milan. Son of Aurelio and Margherita Maria (Lerda) La V.

Education

Doctor in Medicine (honorary), University Milan, 1979. Master of Science in Medicine Science and Epidemiology, Oxford University, England, 1983. Diploma, Postgraduate School Pharmacol.

Reserve, Ist. Mario Negri, Milan, 1983.

Career

Researcher Institute di Research Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, since 1979. Research fellow, department community medicine and medical practice University Oxford, 1981—1983. Associate professor epidemiology University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1987—1992, adjunct professor epidemiology Switzerland, since 2008.

Head, laboratory general epidemiology Institute Mario Negri, Milan, since 1989, head, department epidemiology, since 2007. Adjunct professor epidemiology Harvard School Public Health, Boston, 1996—2001. Adjunct professor School Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 2006.

Senior fellow International Agency Research Cancer (IARC/World Health Organization), Lyon, France, 2007—2009. Advisor World Health Organization, Geneva, since 1988. Member fellowship committee Union for International Cancer Control, Geneva, 1991-1995.

Visiting lecturer, Harvard University School Public Health, 1994-1995, adjunct associate professor epidemiology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1996-2009. Adjunct professor medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on cancer epidemiology (studies on cancer of the breast, female genital tract, digestive sites, urinary organs, lymphoreticular malignancies, etc.). Epidemiological studies on the risk related to diet, tobacco, oral contraceptive use and occupational or environmental exposure to toxic substances. Coordination of clinical trials.

    Analysis of temporal trends and of geographical distribution of mortality from cancer, cardiovascular diseases, perinatal and other selected conditions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor European Journal Public Health, since 1993, Journal Epidemiology Biostatistics, 1996—2009. Contributor over 1580 publications in field.

Membership

Member European Society for Human Reproduction (executive committee 1991-1995), American Association for Cancer Research, International Epidemiological Association.

Connections

Married Eva Negri, July 24, 1987. Children: Irene, Adriano.

father:
Aurelio V.

mother:
Margherita Maria (Lerda) La V.

spouse:
Eva Negri

children:
Irene Carlo

Adriano Carlo