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Joseph Anthony Franciosa

Joseph Anthony Franciosa, American pharmaceutical consultant. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine; licensed in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arkansas. VA grantee, 1974-1984, University Arkansas grantee, 1982-1983, National Institutes of Health grantee 1985-1986.


Franciosa, Joseph Anthony was born on April 24, 1936 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph and Letitia Beatrice (Cascioli) Franciosa.


1 child, Christopher David. Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, U. Rome, 1963.

DiplomateAm. Board Internal Medicine. Licensed in Pennsylvania, Maryland., Arkansas.


Intern United States Public Health Service Hospital, Staten Island, New York, 1964-1965. Resident Washington Hospital Center, 1967-1969. Cardiology fellow Veterans Administration Hospital.-Georgetown University, Washington, 1969-1971.

Chief Intensive Care Unit Virginia Hospital, 1971-1973. Assistant professor medicine Georgetown University Medical School, 1971-1973, associate director cardiovascular training program, 1974-1975. Director Cardiac Care Unit Virginia Hospital, Minneapolis, 1974-1976.

Assistant professor medicine University Minnesota, 1977-1979. Chief cardiology Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, 1979-1982. Associate professor University Pennsylvania, 1979-1982.

Adjunct professor 1987-1998. Adjunct professor medicine Mount Sinai Medical School, New York City, since 1989, Cornell University Weill College Medical, New York City, since 1999, State University of New York Downstate Medical School, since 2008. Director cardiology division University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1982-1986.

Professor, 1982-1986. Director cardio-renal drugs ICI Americas Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1986-1988. Vice president Research and development Zambon Corporation, East Rutherford, New Jersey, 1988-1990.

Executive director medical affairs Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical, Summit, New Jersey, 1990-1991. Executive director medical services Ciba-Geigy, 1992-1995. Health care/pharmaceutical consultant, New York City, since 1995.

Lieutenant Commander United States Public Health Service, 1965-1967.


Member medical research committee American Heart Association, Minneapolis, 1976-1979, Philadelphia, 1981-1982. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology, American College Chest Physicians (chairman hypertension committee 1981-1983, governor Arkansas 1984-1986), American Heart Association (circulation council since 1978, council high blood pressure research since 1982, clinical cardiology council 1984, board directors New Jersey affiliate 1994-1998). Member American Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (vice chairman cardiopulmonary committee 1981-1989), Association University Cardiologists, American Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians (charter member vice president publications committee 2002-2004), Heart Failure Society of America.


  • Other Interests

    Computers, physical fitness.


Married Antonietta Battistoni, February 8, 1964 (divorced 1972). Married Barbara Ann Neilan, August 3, 1973 (divorced 1989). 1 child, Christopher David.

Married Robin J. McGarry, October 4, 1998.