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educator , Surgeon

Franco Filipponi, Italian surgeon, educator. Diplomate digestive surgery. Recipient Medical Graduate prize Italian League Against Cancer, Florence, 1983, National Research Council/Inserm award, Paris, 1988, Icrett award Union for International Cancer Control, Geneve, 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Transplantation (president since 2004), Transepat (president 1999).

Background

Filipponi, Franco was born on October 4, 1956 in Florence, Italy. Son of Renzo and Maria Luisa (Lombardi) Filipponi.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Florence University, Italy, 1983. Diplome D' Etudes Approfondies, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, 1987.

Career

Resident in surgery University Paris, 1986-1991. Researcher University Pisa, Italy, 1992-1996, contractual professor Italy, since 1997, associate professor Italy, since 2001, head liver transplantation unit Italy, since 2001. Consultant Regione Toscana, Florence, 1988—1989, 1991—1992, 1996—1998.

Head liver transplant program University Pisa, since 1997. Regional coordinator transplants Refione Toseaud, since 2003. Director Organization Tosceaud Trefianti, since 2003.

Member quality audit liver transplantation commission Health Minister, Italy, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Diplomate digestive surgery.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Liver Transplantation: From Laboratory to Clinic, 1998. Co-editor: (book) Surgical Models in Liver Transplantation, 1998. Associate editor: Italian Journal Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 1999.

      Digestive and Liver Disease, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals (Vivana Monzzi prize 1989).

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Transplantation (president since 2004), Transepat (president 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, painting, diving, swimming.

Connections

Married Mariangela Giusti, May 1, 1984. Children: Alice, Stefano.

father:
Renzo Filipponi

mother:
Maria Luisa (Lombardi) Filipponi

spouse:
Mariangela Giusti

children:
Alice Filipponi

Stefano Filipponi