Organization: Dipartimento di Medicine e Specialità Mediche, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Cristina Mussini has been Full Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy since 2011. She is also the Director of the Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico, in Modena, Italy. She received her degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Modena in 1987 and completed a specialization in infectious diseases in 1990.
Cristina has published more than 200 papers in index journals with a total of above 900 and with an H-index of 55 (Google Scholar).
Cristina is a long-standing member of several organizations, including: the National AIDS Committee of the Italian Ministry of Health from 2009 to 2016; the Governing Board of the European AIDS Clinical Society since 2000; and the Scientific Committees for the European AIDS Conferences, HIV Glasgow and the Icona Cohort Study since 2008. She is Chair of the ESGIE, the ESCMID Study Group for Infections in the Elderly.
She has taught several international courses, among them, the EACS HIV advanced course, Izmir advanced HIV course in Turkey, HIV course in Nairobi Kenyatta University in Kenya, San Petersburg HIV Course and Irkutsk HIV course in Russia, Teheran and Birjan HIV course in Iran, and Austrian-American Society Salzburg HIV course.
In her 30 years in the field, Cristina also set up collaborations with international colleagues. More recently, her interest is focused on countries such as Russia. She organized the first EACS standard of care meeting in Rome with the intention of getting NGOs, political stakeholders and clinicians to the same table to discuss HIV in Europe.