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Francesco Portaluppi

educator , internist

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • 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.

Membership

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.