Giuseppe Ippolito is the Scientific Director (since 1998) of the National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) “Lazzaro Spallanzani” in Rome and Director (since 2009) of the WHO Collaborating Center for clinical care, diagnosis, response and training on Highly Infectious Diseases at INMI.
Giuseppe Ippolito has served on a number of international committees with the World Health Organization, the USA Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Health Canada, OECD, United Nations, NATO, G7+ Mexico – Global health Security Action Group, ILO, European Commission. He has served as advisor and evaluator for several research and policy bodies, including the European Commission and the European Center for Diseases Control. He has also served as member of several National bodies established by the Italian Ministry of Health
Giuseppe Ippolito has published as main author approximately 250 major papers (indexed by Index Medicus for a total Impact Factor of about 1300); 250 other peer-reviewed papers; 26 books, 30 book chapters, 44 reports and other publications for a general audience.