Doctor of Philosophy, University Bologna, Italy, 2005.
Clinical research fellow University Bologna, Bologna, 2001—2003. Research fellow University Toronto, Canada, 2003—2005. Resident respirology University Rome Tor Vergata, since 2005.
Member editorial board Tabaccologia, Rome, since 2004. Grant reviewer to various international organizations.
Member of Italian Society Tobaccologia, World Tobacco Control Network, European Respiratory Society.
Married Seniha Yildiz, May 30, 2003. 1 child Maria Graza.