Francesco Marinucci

Abbott Diagnostic – PhD, EuSpLM Director, Global Market Access

Dr. Francesco Marinucci has more than 20 years of experience in the field of laboratory medicine. In both technical and managerial roles he has collaborated, and still collaborates, with ministries of health in sub-Saharan Africa, with donors, and non-governmental organizations to help build clinical laboratory networks in different countries. He earned his PhD in public health from the University of Rome La Sapienza studying the epidemiology and transmission patterns of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among rural populations in sub-Saharan Africa. He also specialized in Clinical Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Rome, Tor Vergata. He currently works at Abbott as Director, Global Market Access, where he develops and executes strategies to improve access to molecular diagnostic tests for various infectious diseases in emerging markets.