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Francesco Portaluppi

Francesco Portaluppi, Italian internist, educator. Medical diplomate; state licensed in Italy; diploma Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. International scholar Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, 1978.


  • Portaluppi, Francesco was born on December 22, 1952 in Ferrara, Italy.

  • Education

    • Medical diploma, University Ferrara, 1977. Cardiology diploma, University Ferrara, 1981. Postgraduate, University Milan, 1986.

      Postgraduate, Politecnico Milan, 1993.


    • Researcher Italian National Research Council, Ferrara, 1978. Researcher in cardiology Chicago Medical School, 1979-1980. Researcher in internal medicine University Ferrara, 1981-1989, 94—, researcher in endocrinology, 1990-1993, head hypertension unit, since 1994.

      Organizer, chairman science committee World Conference on Chronobiology and Chronotherapeutics, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Medical diplomate; state licensed in Italy. Diploma Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.


    • Co-author: (with A.A. Luisada) The Heart Sounds, 1982. Co-editor: (with M.H. Smolensky) Time-dependent Structure and Control of Arterial Blood Pressure, 1996.


    Secretary Ferrar Medical Association, 1982-1987, vice president, 1988-1990. Member European Society for Chronobiology (president since 1997), International Society for Chronobiology (board directors since 1995), International Society Hypertension, European Society Hypertension, American Heart Association (High Blood Pressure Council since 1992), American Society Hypertension, Endocrine Society.
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    Born December 22, 1952
    (age 64)
    • 1977
      University Ferrara
    • 1981
      University Ferrara
    • 1986
      University Milan
    • 1993
      Politecnico Milan
    • 1978
      Researcher, Italian National Research Council
      Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • 1979 - 1980
      researcher, in cardiology Chicago Medical School
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