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Curriculum Vitae
-MD University of Padova (1999)
-Specialization in Internal Medicine, University of Padova (2004)
-PhD in Hypertension and Vascular Biology, Universities of Padova, Berlin and Gdansk (2008)
-Winner of the national competition for Associate Professor of "Endocrinology, Nephrology and Science of Nutrition and Wellbeing" (sector 06/D2) (2018)
Professional activity:
-Permanent staff physician at the Hospital Dell’Angelo in Mestre (2008-2010), also responsible of the Centre of High Specialization in Arterial Hypertension
-Permanent staff physician at the Internal Medicine Unit IV, Department of Medicine (DIMED), University Hospital of Padova charged of the Hypertension Unit and responsible ad Interim of the Centre of High Specialization in Basal and 12-lead Dynamic ECG(2010- 2013)
-Investigator Scientist at the Medical Research Council, Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at University College of London (MRC LHA unit at UCL)(2013-2015)
-Permanent staff physician at the Internal Medicine Unit V, DIMED, University Hospital of Padova (2015- 2018)
- University Researcher (RTDa) at the DIMED (sector Med/049, "Scienze Tecniche dietetiche applicate"), University of Padova, since 2018 to now
Didactic activity
- At the University of Padova: adjunct professor of “Cerebrovascular Accidents in the Elderly” (Integrated Course of Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Degree in Audiometrics) (2000, 2002-2008), “Gastric Bleeding” (Integrated Course of Emergency Medicine, degree in Nurse Techniques) (2001), “Gastric Bleeding” (Integrated Course of Emergency Medicine, Post-Graduating School of Occupational Medicine) (2004-2008), “Hepatic and renal diseases” (Integrated Course of Internal Medicine, degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis) (2012). Official co-examiner in Medical Degrees (2004-2010)
- At the University of Leuven: official member of the International Commission for the Doctoral Thesis (2004, 2005)
- At the University College of London: tutor for the course of "Basic statistics for medical sciences" (Masters in Health and Society: Social Epidemiology) (2013-2014), and "Epidemiology" (Masters in Health and Society: Social Epidemiology) (2014-2015)
- Within the field of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, involved in diagnosis and pathophysiology of arterial hypertension, non-invasive cardiovascular investigations, circadian rhythm of peripheral resistance in normal and pathological conditions (arterial hypertension, heart transplantation, spinal cord section, diabetic neuropathy), non-invasive monitoring of arterial hypertension and cardiovascular effects of drugs and vasoactive substances, including genetic polymorphisms.
- Within the field of Epidemiology, co-principal investigator in national and international prospective population studies to analyse cardiovascular risk factors, the healthy aging and the cognitive impairment, with good experience in project and team management.
- Within the field of Nutrition, involved in population study aimed to analyse the physiologic and prognostic role of obesity, dietary fibers, alcohol consumption, caffeine consumption and micronutrients such as iron, including genetic polymorphisms
- Within the field of mental health, involved in longitudinal population study on unhealthy or healthy ageing with particular attention on mental and cognitive processes
The scientific production includes 143 scientific publications (Total h-index 36, 10-year h-index 26, Total citations 7550)

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 8DF1868D3122CB239F41404D675E5D94.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
ME1726 COMMON MEP4068967 4 1st Year (2019/20) Second
ME1853 COMMON MEP9085759 3 3rd Year (2019/20) Second