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Virginia De Rose

Virginia De Rose, Italian chest physician, educator. Certified in respiratory diseases and internal medicine. Recipient National award for research on lung cancer, 1985; grantee National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1991, National Research Council, 1997.


  • Rose, Virginia De was born on January 2, 1953 in Cosenza, Italy. Daughter of Gaetano and Ersilia (Mascherpa) De Rose.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine with honors, University Florence, Italy, 1977. Postgraduate with honors, University Florence, 1980. Postgraduate in internal medicine, University Florence, 1988.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Pavia, Italy, 1990.


    • Resident in internal medicine University Florence, 1978-1981. Research fellow in respiratory diseases University Pavia, 1981-1987. Assistant professor respiratory diseases University Turin, Italy, 1988-1992, associate professor respiratory diseases, since 1992.

      Visiting scientist University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1990-1991, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, University Montpellier, France, 1997-1998. Member science committee national and international meetings.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in respiratory diseases and internal medicine.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member European Respiratory Society (assembly long range planning committee 1997-1999, chairman science group 1995-1997, assembly secretary 1997-1999, secretary science group 1993-1995).



    Reading, swimming.


    • father: Gaetano Rose
    • mother: Ersilia (Mascherpa) De Rose
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    Born January 2, 1953
    (age 64)
    • 1977
      University Florence
    • 1980
      University Florence
    • 1988
      University Florence
    • 1990
      University Pavia
    • 1978 - 1981
      Resident, in internal medicine University Florence
    • 1981 - 1987
      research fellow, in respiratory diseases University Pavia
    • 1988 - 1992
      assistant, professor respiratory diseases University Turin