Rita Golfieri is Director of the Operative Unit of Radiology at the Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria of Bologna, and Director of the Department of Diagnostics Medicine and Prevention of Bologna. She has been Professor on contract since 1984 at many specialisation schools; in 2012 she obtained the scientific qualification for University Professor in Medical imaging, Radiotherapy and Neuroradiology.
She collaborates with many research projects in the field of interventionist radiology and advanced diagnostics in radiology. She is an active member of several scientific societies, and reviewer for several scientific journals. She has taken part in over 300 national and international conferences and courses. She is author of over 700 publications, with an Impact Factor of over 900 and an H-index of 31 (source: Scopus).