Prof. Giampiero Mazzaglia is a Medical Doctor with post-graduation degree in Clinical Pharmacology, PhD in microbiology, and MSc in Epidemiology. Since 2019 he works as Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Milan – Bicocca. Previous work experiences include research director of Health Search (2002-2012), the largest Italian clinical database, and senior scientific officer at the European Medicines Agency (2013-2019) with expertise on PASS processes and methods and a role as EMA scientific adviser in the European Network of Centers of Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology (ENCePP)’s Steering Group. In 2010 he was also appointed by the European Medicine Agency as “coopted” member, expert in pharmacoepidemiology at the Pharmacovigilance Working Party. He participated with his team of researchers in several European-funded framework programs (i.e. EU-ADR, ARTIMO, SAFEGUARD, and EMIF). Main areas of expertise concern chronic disease epidemiology and prevention, health service research, pharmacovigilance and risk management, and pharmacoepidemiology (with focus on the evaluation of clinical and economical outcomes of pharmacotherapy in daily clinical practice). He participated as invited speaker, moderator and scientific responsible to several national and international conferences and served the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology as co-chair of the government/regulatory council. In addition to his research, he teaches epidemiology, public health, and preventive medicine to medical, dentistry, and nursing students. He is (co-)author of over 150 papers in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and research reports.