ECZM Wildlife Population Health resident
Area of work
Wildlife health
Disease investigation
Wildlife epidemiology

As a resident in Wildlife Population Health, Marco's studies focus on investigating threats of diseases to free-living species and addressing interventions required for safeguarding threatened wildlife. It includes disease management and prevention, surveillance, outbreak investigation and epidemiology.  

Professional history
  • July 2021 - Present: European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM) Wildlife Population Health Resident, Institute of Zoology and Royal Veterinary College. 
  • 2019 – 2020: Postgraduate Certificate on Conservation Medicine, University of Edinburgh.
  • Nov 2018 – Apr 2019: Volunteering with the Disease Risk Analysis for Health Surveillance team, Institute of Zoology, ZSL.
  • 2018 – 2021: Veterinary Surgeon for exotic species and small animals, United Kingdom. 
  • Aug 2017 – Feb 2018: Internship at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital and Cattery.
  • April 2017 – May 2017: Externship at the Clinic for Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish, Giessen, Germany.
  • Jun 2014 – Dec 2014: Internship in Latin America Programs by One Health Institute (Argentina).
  • 2013 – 2017: Veterinary Surgeon in general practice in Naples, Italy.
  • 2006 – 2013: “Laurea Magistrale” in Veterinary Medicine at University of Naples, Italy.