Giovanni Battista Migliori, MD

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S. Maugeri IRCCS, Via Roncaccio 16, 21049, Tradate, Italy; Maugeri Institute, IRCCS, Via Roncaccio 16, 21049 Tradate, Italy

Dr. Giovanni Battista Migliori has been the director of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy since 2000. And he has been the Chair of WHO Working Group on digital health and coordinator of the Roadmap for TB Elimination in Latin America (ALAT/PAHO/ERS) 2015-present, Member, WHO Working Group Latent TB Infection and co-Author of the resulting guidelines since 2015. Besides, since 2014, he has been the Organiser of the global WHO/ERS Consultation on TB Elimination and co-leader of the resulting documents and co-chair of the ATS/ERS guidelines on TB and MDR-TB management. He was the Secretary General, European Respiratory Society (ERS) from 2012-2016 (September) and From September 2016 he became the Director, ERS TB Collaborating Centre.

Education and training

1985, Medical Degree, University of Pavia

1989, Specialization in TB and Lung Diseases, University of Pavia

1994, Specialization in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pavia 1999 Quality System UNI EN ISO 9002, Certiquality, Milan

2012, FRCP, London (honorary nomination, bye-law 39b)

2013, ERS General Secretary

2014, Foundation Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS) 

2015, Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (FAPSR)

Personal skills and competences

1987-1989: Lecturer on epidemiology of infectious diseases at the Arua Nursery and Midwifery school. Since 1995: Lecturer at the School of Specialization in Medical Statistics, University of Pavia.

Since 1995: Lecturer of the IUATLD Post-Graduate Courses

Since 1998: Lecturer at the WHO Course for TB managers, Warsaw (Poland)

Since 1999: Lecturer of the European School of Respiratory Medicine (ERS, European Respiratory Society)

1999-2000: Lecturer at the School of Rehabilitation Therapists, University of Insubria, Varese

Since 2016: Visiting Professor, University of Monterrey (Mexico)

Since 2001: Course Director, WHO Training Course for TB and TB/HIV Consultants, PPM Consultants GFATM Consultants, Laboratory Consultants, Infection Control Consultants, Sondalo/Cepina, Italy; Moscow (Russian Federation), Kiev (Ukraine), Paris (France), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Cairo (Egypt), Geneva (Switzerland), Abuja (Nigeria), Bali (Indonesia), Cancun (Mexico), Cotonou (Benin), Dubrovnik (Croatia).