Maria Cristina Ossiprandi
Maria Cristina Ossiprandi graduated in Veterinary Medicine and is Associate Professor (Microbiology and Immunology) in the Department of Veterinary Medical Science, University of Parma, Italy, where she is also Director of the School of Graduate Studies in Animal Health, Breeding and Livestock Production. Until 2010, she was a referee for CINECA and for several scientific journals in the field of microbiology. She is Secretary of AIVEMP (Association involved in Public Medicine in Veterinary). In November 2013, she was appointed Pro-Rector in Didactic Activities, and in June 2014, she became a representative scientist for an Emilia Romagna (regional) project called Sybilla (predictive microbiology). In June 2015, she was appointed expert of ANVUR ratings (Disciplinary Expert for the evaluation of degree programs). She has published a total of 82 papers concerning the epidemiologic studies of potentially zoonotic bacteria in different animal species.