Dr. Elisa Perego
Dr Perego is currently affiliated as an Honorary member to the Institute of Archaeology at University College London (UCL). Her most recent research focuses on disability, health and inequality in present and past societies. She has worked extensively on infant health and social attitudes towards children in the past.
Dr Perego is a person living with Long Covid, and other chronic diseases since childhood. She was in hard-hit Lombardy, Italy, during the first Covid wave. Since then, Elisa has contributed to numerous research, advocacy and science communication projects about Covid-19 and Long Covid.
Dr Perego took part to the landmark WHO meeting of 21 August 2020 that publicly recognized Long Covid.