Dr Carlo Vittorio Citterio

DVM, PhD

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Wildlife Population Health

I hold a permanent position as a veterinary officer at the IZSVe – SCT2 Belluno - Italy
My main research interests are diagnostics, surveillance and management/control of infectious diseases in wildlife and at the wildlife-livestock-human interface, with special reference to zoonoses and diseases with a high economic impact; disease impact and management in wildlife; diagnostics and control of parasitic diseases in livestock; epidemiology and ecology of wildlife diseases.
I am involved in national and international research projects on epidemiology, surveillance and management/control of wildlife diseases; pathogen ecology and host-pathogen interactions; risk analysis and game meat hygiene.
I regularly participate in the drafting and implementation of research projects.
I am author/co-author of more than 30 scientific papers in international research journals/book chapters; more than 50 papers in national scientific and technical journals and more than 100 scientific abstracts.
I am a reviewer of research projects for scientific institutions and for different scientific peer reviewed journals.
I consistently attend to courses/conferences concerning my professional and research activities, and I am often invited as a speaker/teacher by different stakeholders, from wildlife managers to university post graduate students.