Dr. Mara Tognetti Bordogna

Department of Sociology and Social Research, Faculty of Sociology

University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

Associate Professor



1985 "Health planning", 1st and 2nd year, La Sapienza University Forlanini Hospital

1977 Graduated at the Faculty of Political Science, Milan University, with the research dissertation: "Analysing budgets of families in crisis situations"

Publications (selected)

  1. 2013 Mutual help without borders. Plurality and heterogeneity of online mutual help practices for people with long-term chronic conditions, in The European Journal of  Social Work (con P. Rossi).
  2. 2013 Education in Traditional and Non Conventional Medicine: A Growing Trend in Italian School of Medicine, in Alternative and Integrative Medicine, issue 7, (con Gentiluomo, Roberti di Sarsina).
  3. 2012 The role of Social Networks in Health, in “Sociology Study “(ISSN2159-5526), No. 1, pp. 60-67 (con Olivadoti).
  4. 2012 The “Badanti” (Informal Cares) Phenomenon in Italy: Characteristics and Peculiarities of Access to the Health Care System, in Journal of Intercultural Studies, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. 9-22 (con A. Ornaghi).
  5. 2011 A Comparative Analysis of Inequality in Health Across Europe, in “Sociological Research Online, 16(4), 7 published 30 Nov. http:/ (con S. Della Bella, M. Lucchini, S.Sarti).
  6. 2011 Regionalizing health system public and private mix: the situation in Italy, in Journal of Sociology Study, Vol. 1 No.5, pp. 376-388 (con A. Ornaghi).
  7. 2011 Searching for good health from north and south Europe, in “CReview”, Vol. 10, . 6, 2011, pp. 451-458 (con A. Ornaghi).
  8. 2011 The need for higher education in the sociology of traditional and non conventional medicine in Italy: towards a person-centered medicine, in EPMA Journal, August (review article), (con P.  Roberti di Sarsina).
  9. 2011 Regional health systems and non-conventional medicine: the situation in Italy, in EPMA Journal, 20 July, 2011.

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