Assistant Professor,Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr Giovanni Guaraldi is Assistant Professor of Infectious disease at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy). He is Director of the Modena University Centre for Cooperation and Development and he is the coordinator of the European ACP project CoBaSys (Community Based System in HIV Treatment) focused on antiretroviral access program in sub-Sahara African countries. In 2000 he started a liver and kidney transplant program for people with HIV infection at the multivisceral transplant centre at Policlinico of Modena. Since 2002 he runs a Metabolic Clinic for HIV infection. This tertiary level referral center offer a multidisciplinary team consultant service consisting of infectious disease physicians, nutritionists, personal trainers for physical activities, psychologists, cardiologist, nephrologists, endocrinologists and plastic surgeons for diagnosis and treatment of Non infectious Co-Morbidities. More than 4000 people are in charge of the Metabolic Clinic. He is a panel member of the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) guidelines on prevention and management of HIV associated co-morbidities. He has published widely on clinical aspects of HIV treatment and care.