Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff

Email: maria.chironna@uniba.it

Phone: +39 080 5592328

Location: Bari


Fields of Interest and Expertise

Epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, public health, virology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, vaccines, vaccination, health communication

Teaching

Degree courses of the School of Medicine and Surgery-University of Bari

Curriculum Vitae

Full Professor of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine since 2021 at the School of Medicine of the University of Bari-Aldo Moro, Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine. PH.D. in \"Infectious Diseases\". He has worked on several projects funded by MIUR and the Ministry of Health. Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology-UOC Hygiene, Policlinico Hospital of Bari. Coordinator of the Degree Courses of the Health Professions (SNT04). Member of the Ph.D. teaching board: \"PUBLIC HEALTH, CLINICAL MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY\" and previously \"ANIMAL HEALTH AND ZOONOSES\". Main research areas: epidemiology, public health, vaccination, surveillance and molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases, health emergencies. Teaching activity in three-year degree courses of the Health Professions of the School of Medicine and the Degree Course in Dentistry, Bachelor’s degree of the Department of Pharmacy-Medicine Sciences and Schools of Specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine of the University of Bari and Community Medicine and Primary Care. Member of the scientific group \"Data and Surveillance\" at Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Member of the Working Group \"Feasibility of HIV/AIDS national platform\". Member of the National Working Group for Viral Hepatitis at Ministry of Health. \"Regional Commission for HIV and AIDS interventions\" component. She is involved in several epidemiological and molecular surveillance activities at the Osservatorio Epidemiologico Regionale (OER Puglia). The h-index in November 2021 is 29.

Awards

Unit

Publications

Peri-oral Monkeypox Virus Infection: A Clinical Report with Confirmatory Polymerase Chain Reaction Findings

- Ambrogio F. - Laface C. - De Caro A.P. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Lettini T. - Cazzato G. - Bonamonte D. - Foti C. - Maria Chironna - Romita P.
Vaccines

First Case of Paraphimosis as a Severe Complication of Monkeypox

- Milano E. - Belati A. - De Santis L. - Tanese F. - Vavallo A. - Dachille G. - Loconsole D. - Bavaro D.F. - Di Gennaro F. - Maria Chironna - Ditonno P. - Saracino A.
Vaccines

What’s Next for Flu? Out-of-Season Circulation of Influenza Viruses in Southern Italy, August 2022

- Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Aprile V. - Sallustio A. - Casulli D. - Accogli M. - Sacco D. - Zagaria R. - Maria Chironna
Viruses

Adverse Maternal Outcomes in Pregnant Women Affected by Severe-Critical COVID-19 Illness: Correlation with Vaccination Status in the Time of Different Viral Strains’ Dominancy

- Antonella V. - De Nola R. - Battaglia S. - Di Mussi R. - Cazzato G. - Resta L. - Maria Chironna - Loconsole D. - Vinci L. - Chiarello G. - Marucci M. - Cicinelli E.
Vaccines

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Incidence and Outcome Before and After Full Vaccination in Patients With Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

- Sgherza N. - Di Gennaro D. - Curci P. - Rizzi R. - Roccotelli D. - Croce M. - Avantaggiato M. - Ruga L. - Strafella V. - Vitucci A. - Palma A. - Russo Rossi A.V. - Troiano T. - Larocca A.M.V. - Maria Chironna - Tafuri S. - Albano F. - Musto P.
HemaSphere

Tracking the progressive spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in Italy, December 2021 to January 2022

- Stefanelli P. - Trentini F. - Petrone D. - Mammone A. - Ambrosio L. - Manica M. - Guzzetta G. - d’Andrea V. - Marziano V. - Zardini A. - Grane C.M. - Ajelli M. - Di Martino A. - Riccardo F. - Bella A. - Schepisi M.S. - Maraglino F. - Poletti P. - Palamara A.T. - Brusaferro S. - Rezza G. - Pezzotti P. - Merler S. - Lo Presti A. - Morabito S. - Vaccari G. - Di Bartolo I. - Knijn A. - De Sabato L. - Stuppia L. - Savini G. - Picerno A. - Lopizzo T. - Dell’Edera D. - Minchella P. - Greco F. - Viglietto G. - Fiorillo M.T. - Atripaldi L. - Limone A. - Cacchiarelli D. - D’Agaro P. - Licastro D. - Pongolini S. - Lazzarotto T. - Rossini G. - Sambri V. - Dirani G. - Zannoli S. - Affanni P. - Colucci M.E. - Capobianchi M.R. - Lista F. - Anselmo A. - Alba P. - Massacci A. - Perno C.F. - Sanguinetti M. - Bruzzone B. - Icardi G. - Lillo F. - Orsi A. - Pariani E. - Baldanti F. - Gismondo M.R. - Micheli V. - Maggi F. - Caruso A. - Ceriotti F. - Boniotti M.B. - Barbieri I. - Nava A. - Torresani E. - Cro F. - Boeri E. - Noris M. - Bassanini G. - Farina C. - Arosio M. - Malandrin S. - Cavallero A. - Bagnarelli P. - Menzo S. - Garofalo S. - Scutellà M. - Pagani E. - Collini L. - Ghisetti V. - Brossa S. - Ru G. - Bozzetta E. - Maria Chironna - Parisi A. - Rubino S. - Uzzau S. - Angioj F. - Ibba G. - Serra C. - Piras G. - Mameli G.
Eurosurveillance

Relative effectiveness of the adjuvanted vs non-adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccines against severe laboratory-confirmed influenza among hospitalized Italian older adults

- Domnich A. - Panatto D. - Pariani E. - Napoli C. - Maria Chironna - Manini I. - Rizzo C. - Orsi A. - Icardi G.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases

Monkeypox Virus Infections in Southern Italy: Is There a Risk for Community Spread?

- Loconsole D. - Sallustio A. - Centrone F. - Casulli D. - Accogli M. - Saracino A. - Foti C. - Grandolfo M. - Buccoliero G.B. - Vitale V. - De Nitto S. - Conversano M. - Desiante F. - Del Sambro L. - Simone D. - Parisi A. - Prato R. - Martinelli D. - Maria Chironna
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Detection of Endosymbiont Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii and Tickborne Pathogens in Humans Exposed to Tick Bites, Italy

- Sgroi G. - Iatta R. - Lovreglio P. - Stufano A. - Laidoudi Y. - Mendoza-Roldan J.A. - Bezerra-Santos M.A. - Veneziano V. - Di Gennaro F. - Saracino A. - Maria Chironna - Bandi C. - Otranto D.
Emerging infectious diseases

Seroprevalence of vector-borne pathogens in outdoor workers from southern Italy and associated occupational risk factors

- Stufano A. - Iatta R. - Sgroi G. - Jahantigh H.R. - Cagnazzo F. - Flöel A. - Lucchese G. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Mendoza-Roldan J.A. - Maria Chironna - Otranto D. - Lovreglio P.
Parasites and Vectors

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