Gilberto Gerra, born on 24 May 1956, Parma - Italy
- Medical Doctor Degree at the University of Parma in 1981
- Specialist in Internal Medicine 1986
- Specialist in Endocrinology 1989
He was a professor at numerous universities in Italy in the field of addiction medicine, neuroendocrinology and clinical pharmacology.
From the year 1982 to the year 2003, was staff at the Drug Addiction Treatment Centre in Parma with more than 20 years of clinical practice in treatment and substance use disorders and was the Director of the Drug Addiction Treatment Centre in the year 1995 until 2003.
From the year 1995 to the year 2003, was Director of the Addiction Research Centre in Parma.
From the year 2004 to the year 2007, was Director of the National Observatory on Drugs, at the Prime Minister Office, Rome, Italy.
From the year 2004 to the year 2007, was a Member of International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) at the United Nations, Vienna.
From the year 2007 until present: as Chief of Drug Prevention and Health Branch, Division for Operations, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna.
He is Author and/or Co-Author of many articles in the field of the psychobiology of substance abuse and clinical pharmacology (138 articles on scientific peer-reviewed journals).
Member of the College on Problem of Drug Dependence (CPDD).