Direttore di Ricerca IN-CNR
Dr. Maggi is a Geriatrician and Epidemiologist with expertise in both areas of Clinical Geriatrics and Epidemiology of Aging. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of aging and on the analysis of the impact that lifelong health promotion and disease prevention programs have on healthy aging.
She is a Board-Certified Geriatrician (University of Padua, Italy) and also obtained a Master in Public Health in Epidemiology in 1987 and completed a two-year Post-Doctoral Training in Epidemiology, both at the Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, MD, USA. Dr. Maggi was the Coordinator of the Program for Research on Aging of WHO, from 1990 to 1993, based at NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA.
She is currently working as Research Director at the CNR Aging Branch-Institute of Neuroscience in Padua and is the Director of the CNR Project on Aging, involving 22 multidisciplinary, research centers in Italy. Since 2001, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Federation for Aging (AFAR), New York, NY, US.
Since 2010, she has been Director General of the Mediterranean Diet Foundation and is currently teaching a Nutrition course in the School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Padua, Master course on “Italian Food and Wine”. Dr. Maggi is a Past President of the European Geriatric Medicine Society (EuGMS). Currently, she is a member of the Board of Directors of EuGMS and of the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SIGG). She has authored over 300 publications in international peer-reviewed journals and is currently the Editor in Chief of Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.