Giovambattista Desideri is associate professor in internal medicine at Università degli Studi dell’Aquila and director of its Specialisation School in Geriatrics.
He has worked in various institutional capacities within bodies such as the academic senate, at which he is a representative of associate professors and member of the research commission. He has produced around one hundred published works nationally and internationally as well as a dozen popular scientific books.
His work in the geriatrics and internal medicine field has led to him becoming ordinary member of the Società Italian di Medicina Interna and its regional managerial board as well as member of the Società Italiana di Geriatria and Gerontologia and president of its inter-regional Abruzzo-Molise section. He also reviews for various international publications.