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Giovanni Viegi

Giovanni Viegi, Italian medical researcher, educator. Medical diplomate, Pisa. International fellow Italian National Research Council, Tucson, 1990-1991; research grantee Italian Electric Energy Board, Pisa, 1990-1994.


  • Viegi, Giovanni was born on December 9, 1953 in Pisa, Italy. Son of Giancarlo and Luciana (Conti) Viegi.

  • Education

    • Diploma in medicine cum laude, University Pisa, 1978. Specialty in pulmonary medicine, University Pisa, 1980. Specialty occupational medicine, University Pisa, 1982.


    • Intern University Pisa, 1978-1981. Fellow National Research Council, Pisa, 1983-1990, career researcher Institute Clinical Physiology, since 1990. Visiting research scientist University Arizona, Tucson, 1990-1991.

      Steering committee member European Commission-Concerted Action, Brussels, 1992-1995. Consultant PEACE Study Pediatric Department, Pisa, 1992-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Medical diplomate, Pisa.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member expert panel air pollution Provincial Council, Pisa, since 1995. Member provincial board Democratic Party of Left, Pisa, since 1995. Medical lieutenant Italian Army, 1981-1983.

    Member European Respiratory Society (epidemiology working group, secretary since 1995), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (air pollution working group head since 1992), American Thoracic Society (special committee spirometry and DLCO standardization 1993-1994).



    Reading novels, travel, musuems, classical music.


    • Married Cinzia Di Pede, July 5, 1986.
    • father: Giancarlo Viegi
    • mother: Luciana (Conti) Viegi
    • spouse: Cinzia Di Pede
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    Born December 9, 1953
    (age 63)
    • 1978
      University Pisa
    • 1980
      University Pisa
    • 1982
      University Pisa
    • 1978 - 1981
      Intern, University Pisa
    • 1983 - 1990
      fellow, National Research Council
      Pisa, Toscana, Italy