Guido Calleri is based in Torino, Italy qualified in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Torino, Italy, and specialized in Infectious Diseases in Torino and in Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a physician at the infectious Diseases Hospital “Amedeo di Savoia”, Turin, since 1988, and is Head of the Travel Medicine Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, of the same hospital since 2005. He is member of the Research Committee of TropNet, and TropNet site manager in Torino. He is former vice president and member of the Steering Committee of the Italian Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health (SIMET). He is Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is Section Editor (Global Health and Parasitology) of the journal Infection, and is in the Editorial Board of the journal ISRN Infectious Diseases. He has been speaker in a number of international congresses all over the world, and is author of about 80 articles on peer reviewed national and international journals and chapters in medicine books. He is a teacher at the University of Torino, Department of Drug Science and Technology, and former teacher at the United Nations System Staff College
His area of expertise includes infectious diseases and particularly tropical medicine, malaria and viral hepatitis. His most recent activities include developing guidelines for malaria prophylaxis, and research in the field of malaria, and vector borne diseases (Dengue, Chikungunya, West Nile Fever).