- Curriculum Vitae
Paola Affanni was born in Parma on May,6th,1962.
She is graduated in Biological Sciences from Parma University in 1985-86 academic year, with a mark of 110 cum laude.
She has a PHD in Public Health.
From 1990 to 2002 she was employed in technical functions at the Hygiene's Institute of Medicine and Surgery Faculty in Parma University.
From March 2002 she is a Confirmed Researcher (D.R. n°704- 28.02.2002) at Public Health Department, Hygiene Section of University of Parma for MED/42 disciplinary scientific sector and she has continued her own activity at Public Health Department, Hygiene Section.
Paola Affanni still covers this role at the Department of Medicine and Surgery.
During these years she had partecipated and continues to be carried out virologic research on respiratory diseases with particular regard to seasonal and pandemic influenza; sero-epidemiological studies on human and environmental samples to evaluate poliovirus circulation and immunity status against poliomyelitis; sero-epidemiological studies on population to evaluate immunity status from childhood vaccinations.
She has attended training courses at the National Centers for virological surveillance of influenza and poliomyelitis, at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità; she could improve their methodological skills and acquire new knowledge about the most recent techniques of molecular biology.
She teaches at the degree courses of Physiotherapy and Midwifery.
Completion accademic year: 2019/2020
- Course year: 1 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - MIDWIFERY - A.Y.: 2019/2020
- Course year: 2 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - MIDWIFERY - A.Y.: 2018/2019
- Course year: 2 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES - A.Y.: 2018/2019
- Course year: 3 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - Physiotherapy - A.Y.: 2017/2018
Completion accademic year: 2018/2019
Completion accademic year: 2017/2018
Completion accademic year: 2016/2017
Completion accademic year: 2015/2016
- Course year: 3 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - Physiotherapy - A.Y.: 2013/2014
Moderate influenza vaccine effectiveness against A(H1N1)pdm09 virus, and low effectiveness against A(H3N2) subtype, 2018/19 season in ItalyYear: in stampaAuthor/s: Stefania Bellino, Antonino Bella, Simona Puzelli, Angela Di Martino, Marzia Facchini, Ornella Punzo, Patrizio Pezzotti, Maria Rita Castrucci, InfluNet Study Group: Giuseppina Di Mario, Laura Calzoletti, Concetta Fabiani, Maria Chironna, Cinzia Germinario, Fabio Tramuto, G. D’Alessandro, Vittorio Di Carlo, Paola Affanni, Maria Grazia Pascucci, Pierlanfranco D’Agaro, Tolinda Gallo, Elisabetta Pagani, Bernhard Natter, Barbara Camilloni, Anna Tosti, Elena Pariani, Sabrina Senatore, Caterina Serra Pierina Rita Tanchis Valeria Ghisetti, Donatella Tiberti, Lucio Romano, Enrico Volpe, Simone Giannecchini, Emanuela Balocchini .
Poliovirus and non-polio-enterovirus environmental surveillance in Parma within the "Global Polio Eradication Program" (GPEI)Year: 2019Author/s: Zoni, Roberta, Mezzetta, Sandra, Affanni, Paola, Colucci, Maria Eugenia, Fiore, Stefano, Fontana, Stefano, Bracchi, Mariateresa, Capobianco, Emanuela, Veronesi, Licia
On field vaccine effectiveness in three periods of 2018/2019 influenza season in Emilia-Romagna RegionYear: 2019Author/s: Colucci, Maria Eugenia, Veronesi, Licia, Bracchi, Maria Teresa, Zoni, Roberta, Caruso, Luca, Capobianco, Emanuela, Rossi, Deanna, Bizzarro, Assunta, Cantarelli, Angelo, Affanni, Paola
The University Degree in Environment and workplace prevention techniques: a quasi unicum Course in the European panorama for non-medical professionals involved in prevention activitiesYear: 2019Author/s: BIZZARRO, ASSUNTA, ROSSI, DEANNA, Zoni, Roberta, Affanni, Paola, Mazzocchi, Barbara, Pasquarella, Cesira, Goldoni, Matteo, Romanò, Luisa, Odone, Anna, Signorelli, Carlo
Virological Surveillance of Influenza in the eight epidemic seasons after the 2009 pandemic in Emilia-Romagna (Northern Italy)Year: 2019Author/s: Affanni, Paola, Colucci, Maria Eugenia, Bracchi, Maria Teresa, Capobianco, Emanuela, Zoni, Roberta, Caruso, Luca, Castrucci, Maria Rita, Puzelli, Simona, Cantarelli, Angelo, Veronesi, Licia