Biography

Ludovico Cobuccio is a Medical Doctor with a specialisation in General Internal Medicine and expertise in Tropical Medicine and Digital Health Interventions. His research interests include Clinical Decision Support Algorithms, Tropical Infectious Diseases and Global Health. He is the clinical coordinator for Dynamic RW, which aims at the implementation of Dynamic clinical decision support algorithms to manage sick children in primary health care settings in Rwanda.

Interests

  • Responsible Travel
  • Open Source Coding
  • Photography
  • Guitar

Education

  • Doctorate Candidate, 2021

    Faculty of Biology and Medicine - Lausanne University

  • Specialisation in General Internal Medicine, 2019

    Swiss Medical Association

  • Master in Human Medicine and Surgery, 2013

    Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (Italy)

Academic Skills

Critical thinking

90%

Teaching

80%

Writing

60%

Statistics

60%

Project Management

60%

R

40%

ID Skills

Clinics

80%

Lab

50%

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Parasites

90%

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Bacteria

70%

Viruses

60%

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Fungi

50%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Digital Health Physician-Scientist

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Lausanne University
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute - Basel University

May 2020 – Present Lausanne - Switzerland
Research Physician for the DYNAMIC project, aimed at improving the quality of care for children and adolescents (0-12 years) in low-resources settings by implementing novel dynamic clinical algorithms and point-of-care tests that help to guide and train health workers in the management of sick children. Responsible for adapting the algorithms to the country’s guidelines. Programming algorithms and giving technical support in the implementation of the project in 2 districts of Rwanda’s Western Province.
 
 
 
 
 

Chief Resident Physician

Tropical and Travel Medicine Polyclinic - Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Lausanne University

Mar 2018 – Apr 2020 Lausanne - Switzerland

Clinical :
Supervision of junior residents and nurses in pre- and post-travel advice and consultations.
Out-patient and in-patient consultations in Tropical Medicine.
On-call physician for an e-mail based telemedicine service for travellers.
Research :

  • Co-Investigator and Local Study coordinator for EFFORT study, a multicenter observational studyaimed at assessing the performance of a new multiplex PCR panel, describing causes of fever in the returning traveller and identifying disease-specific predictors.
  • Clinical content manager for Fever Travel App, a clinical decision support algorithm in general medicine focused on the management of fevers in the returning traveller.
 
 
 
 
 

Resident Physician

Tropical and Travel Medicine Polyclinic - Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Lausanne University

May 2017 – Feb 2018 Lausanne - Switzerland

Clinical :
Pre-travel advice and vaccination Post-travel outpatient clinic
Intra-hospital consultations in Tropical Medicine
On-call physician for an e-mail based telemedicine service for travellers

Research :
Development of a clinical decision support algorithm in general medicine focused on the management of fevers in the returning traveller

 
 
 
 
 

Resident Physician

CHUV - Lausanne University Hospital

May 2016 – Apr 2017 Lausanne - Switzerland
Ward and on-call activities in Internal Medicine, Sub-intensive care Unit, Geriatrics
6 months of rotation in the Infectious Diseases Department :
Sub rotations in septic surgery, general infectious disease and the outpatient parenteral antibiotic treatment unit.
 
 
 
 
 

Junior Project Officer

CUAMM - Doctors With Africa

Nov 2013 – Oct 2015 Luanda - Angola
Two months volunteer work on a pilot project to improve diabetes and hypertension diagnosis and treatment among TB patients in Luanda, Angola.
Research :
Data management, from data collection to data entry supervision.
Monitoring and Evaluation
On-the-job mentorship to local health officers
Project report redaction
Clinical :
Ward rounds at “Hospital Divina Providência” managing acute infectious diseases cases.
 
 
 
 
 

Resident Physician

Hôpital Fribourgeois - Sites de Riaz et Billens

Nov 2013 – Oct 2015 Freiburg - Switzerland
Clinical tasks within the Internal Medicine Department (Prof. Uwe Schiemann)
Rotations in Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Emergency Department, Internal Medicine and Subintensive Care Unit.

Courses

CTH® - Certificate of Travel Health

Internationally recognised Certificate of Knowledge in Travel Health
See certificate

Tropical Medicine and International Health

Three weeks course on clinical tropical medicine and international health amounting to 105 hours and 50 CME credits, including laboratory training sessions
See certificate

Contact

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