Dr Chiara DiGirolamo
Distance Learning Tutor
I obtained my degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2008 and my specialisation in Public Health in 2014 from the University of Bologna (Italy).
During my specialty training programme my research focussed on neglected tropical diseases among immigrant populations in Italy and on socio-economic inequalities in mortality and access to health care in an Italian census cohort.
I completed a Master in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2015 and subsequently I worked in the Cancer Survival Group LSHTM as a Research Fellow until 2017.
I am currently enrolled in a PhD programme at the University of Bologna (Italy).
I have tought in the Design and Analysis of Epidemiological studies module. I am currently a Distance Learning tutor in the Epidemiology course.
As Research Fellow at the Cancer Policy Programme (Cancer Survival Group) I focused on geographic variation in stage at diagnosis between Clinical Commissioning Groups in England and on the role of stage and treatment in international differences in colorectal cancer survival.