|Minister of Health|
16 November 2011 – 28 April 2013
|Prime Minister||Mario Monti|
|Preceded by||Ferruccio Fazio|
|Succeeded by||Beatrice Lorenzin|
|Political party||Civic Choice|
|Independent (Before 2013)|
Prior to becoming minister, Balduzzi was a professor of constitutional law in the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He taught at the various universities, including University of Eastern Piedmont, the University of Genoa, the University of Turin, Paris 12 Val de Marne University, the University of the South, Toulon-Var, and Paul Cézanne University Aix-Marseille III.
On 16 November 2011, Balduzzi was named minister of health in the Mario Monti's technocratic government. In 2013, he joined Civic Choice (SC), Monti's new-founded party. In the Italian general election of 25 February 2013, he was elected deputy on With Monti for Italy coalition's lists, electoral district 2 in region Piedmont. Balduzzi's term as health minister ended on 28 April 2013 and Beatrice Lorenzin replaced him in the post.
Balduzzi is married, and he has three children.
- Medaglia teresiana, University of Pavia, (2012)
- Ministry of Health biography
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