The Unit of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (SESM) at the University of Verona organized a meeting in memory of the late Professor Roberto de Marco, on September 30th, 2016.
Roberto de Marco’s outstanding scientific, professional and human achievements were remembered through dedications from colleagues who worked with him for many years in both national and international surveys. Speakers also presented Roberto de Marco’s past and still ongoing research projects.
In the academic year 1991-1992, Roberto de Marco became Professor of Medical Statistics at the University of Verona, where he founded a school renowned at both national and international level. Through scientific partnerships, he contributed to the understanding the epidemiology of respiratory diseases. His scientific excellence was recently acknowledged in the ALEC Study, which has been funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.